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I love this! It's short and by referencing a mythological story (or fable) you can express an entire story in just a few lines.

I love this! It's short and by referencing a mythological story (or fable) you can express an entire story in just a few lines.

Injections Study Guide - needle size, landmarks, medication amounts, route onsets ~ note blood transfusions require 18 gauge needle.

Injections Study Guide - needle size, landmarks, medication amounts, route onsets ~ note blood transfusions require 18 gauge needle.

This patient presents with a benzodiazepine (BZD) overdose and impaired respiratory status requiring the use of flumazenil. BZDs are commonly prescribed and are common culprits in both unintentional and intentional overdoses. They produce sedative and hypnotic effects through inhibitory actions at GABA receptors. These agents are rapidly absorbed via the oral route making gastric decontamination ineffective in most situations and are metabolized in the liver.

This patient presents with a benzodiazepine (BZD) overdose and impaired respiratory status requiring the use of flumazenil. BZDs are commonly prescribed and are common culprits in both unintentional and intentional overdoses. They produce sedative and hypnotic effects through inhibitory actions at GABA receptors. These agents are rapidly absorbed via the oral route making gastric decontamination ineffective in most situations and are metabolized in the liver.