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December 18, 1967

Massive Phenobarbital Ingestion With Survival

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, and St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital, St. Paul.

JAMA. 1967;202(12):1106-1107. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130250088024
Abstract

A routine admission roentgenogram of the chest disclosed the presence of a large mass of tablets in the stomach of a comatose patient, confirming the suspected diagnosis of a drug ingestion. Surgical gastrotomy may be indicated in the management of this problem.

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