12. Prenatal Vitamin Overdose

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD2,5,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE6,7 and
  4. William J. Brady MD8,9,10
  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4 and
  2. Adriana I. Goldberg MD, BA1

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch12

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Holstege, C. P. and Goldberg, A. I. (2011) Prenatal Vitamin Overdose, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 6

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 7

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 8

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 9

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 10

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 12, prenatal vitamin overdose;
  • 16-year-old female, intentionally overdosed - on unknown quantity of “vitamins”;
  • initial vital signs, pulse 123 beats per minute - blood pressure 85/34 mmHg, respiration 24 breaths per minute;
  • epigastric tenderness - on palpation of abdomen;
  • radiograph of abdomen;
  • next most appropriate management step for patient