LSD


Pathophysiology

  1. Ergot-related substance; agonist at 5-hydroxytryptamine presynaptic receptor in midbrain
  2. Risk factors for toxicity
  3. Kinetics
  4. Morbidity/mortality

Diagnosis

  1. Symptoms
  2. PE
  3. Diagnostic testing

Treatment

  1. Reassurance & calm
  2. ABCs, IV, O2, monitor
  3. Decrease absorption
  4. Agitation
  5. Hyperthermia (rare)
  6. Seizures

Disposition

  1. Admit