Letters Use of intravenous lipids
Not yet in all overdoses with failed resuscitationBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2265 (Published 08 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2265
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- Douglas B Murray, fellow in clinical toxicology and specialty registrar in emergency medicine1,
- D Nicholas Bateman, director1
- 1National Poisons Information Service, Edinburgh, UK
We agree with Loh that lipid emulsion treatment for certain drug toxicity is a step forward,1 2 but we do not support its use in all failed toxicological resuscitations.
Although the possible …