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18 Possible Causes for Cardiac Arrest, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Tactile Hallucination

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The heart rate is very high and can spiral into cardiac arrest, i.e., a heart attack.[alcorehab.org] Delirium tremens can result in death when the affected individual experiences a complete stoppage of his or her heartbeat (cardiac arrest) or a complete stoppage in breathing[drugrehab.us]

  • Overdose

    (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] We further identified those with opioid overdose and those with cardiac arrest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.[doi.org]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Plant Poisoning

    Visual and tactile hallucinations and psychoses are common.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] Cardiac arrest Give 10-20 vials of Fab fragments and continue to treat with standard ACLS protocols.[emedicine.medscape.com] For cardiac arrest, the dosage is 1-2 g (diluted in 10 mL D5W) infused over 5-20 minutes. Oerther SE. Plant poisonings: common plants that contain cardiac glycosides.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    hallucinations ("coke bugs") Sexual dysfunction in both males and females Reproductive damage and infertility Sudden death - even one use can cause overdose or death Addiction[cesar.umd.edu] This lesson describes a patient who had a cardiac arrest during an episode of status epilepticus provoked by a first fit.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This combination of effects can trigger a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest.[narconon.org]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[medbullets.com] A small percentage had severe disturbances in vital signs, including three cases (0.3%) of cardiac arrest and 28 cases (2.8%) of apnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] arrest.[recovery.org]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[step2.medbullets.com] Acute manifestations in overdosed patients usually involve collapse with seizures, cyanosis due to respiratory failure, loss of consciousness, coma and possible cardiac arrest[symptoma.com] The signs and symptoms of benzodiazepine overdose are: Somnolence Confusion Diminished reflexes Respiratory depression Apnea Respiratory arrest Cardiac arrest The treatment[dentalcare.com]

  • Crack Ingestion

    hallucinations Heart attack and heart disease Stroke Respiratory failure Brain seizures Sexual dysfunction (for both men and women) Reproductive damage and infertility (for[cesar.umd.edu] arrest Seizures Treatment Options for Crack Abuse and Addiction Medical detox, intensive psychological therapies, alternative and holistic treatments, long-term aftercare[luxury.rehabs.com] The patients developed severe illness within 12 h of ingesting ecstasy, suggesting that there is an acute drop in serum Na concentration secondary to unrestricted fluid ingestion[academic.oup.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] Cardiac arrest, on the other hand, happens when the heart suddenly stops beating effectively.[self.com] Its signs and symptoms include: extreme confusion extreme agitation a fever seizures tactile hallucinations, such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that isn[healthline.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] disturbances 0 None 1 Mild itching (e.g., pins and needles, burning, numbness) 7 Continuous hallucinations Auditory disturbances 0 Not present 1 Mild harshness or ability[emsreference.com] Your body temperature may drop so low that it leads to cardiac arrest. Irregular heartbeat. Alcohol poisoning can cause the heart to beat irregularly or even stop.[mayoclinic.org] […] severely acute schizophrenic reactions Agitation 0 Normal activity 1 Somewhat more activity than normal 7 Pacing back and forth during most of the interview or thrashing around Tactile[emsreference.com]

  • Hallucinogen Abuse

    This can be in the form of visual or tactile hallucinations and may be tough to differentiate from cocaine induced psychosis and other psychiatric illnesses that are unrelated[stomponstep1.com] arrest and heart attack Drowsiness Convulsions, and in severe cases, coma Hallucinogens come in many forms.[addictionresource.com] Hallucinogens can also produce other types of hallucinations, such as tactile hallucinations and olfactory hallucinations.[lagunatreatment.com]

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