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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyer, F; Stenzel, J; Schuster, T; Felgenhauer, N; Pfab, R; von Bary, C; Zilker, T 
Title:
Risk assessment of severe tricyclic antidepressant overdose. 
Abstract:
Prognostic factors for severe complications in tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) overdose remain unclear. We therefore evaluated the value of clinical characteristics and electrocardiograph (ECG) parameters to predict serious events (seizures, arrhythmia, death) in severe TCA overdose of 100 patients using logistic regression models for risk assessment. The overall fatality rate was 6%, arrhythmia occurred in 21% and 31% of the patients developed seizures. Using an univariable logistic regression m...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Hum Exp Toxicol 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
511-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0960-3271 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie