An excellent review that summarizes the toxic effects of salicylates (aspirin overdose) and the evidence behind commonly used treatment strategies. An important focus is placed on the timing of renal replacement therapy and its judicious use in salicylate toxicity.

(See also: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2007, Volume 25, pp. 333-46)

Time Required (estimated): 15 minutes
Title: The underutilization of hemodialysis in patients with salicylate poisoning
Citation: Kidney International 2009, Volume 75, pp. 1349-53
Date Created: 2009
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None Indicated (see page 1353)
Resource Type: Text
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