Acute Mental Status Changes, Hypotension, and Bradycardia in a 15-Year-Old-Boy
Toxic exposures to clonidine in pediatric patients are becoming increasingly more common.
In the pediatric population, most toxic exposures occur in younger children, not teenagers. In teenagers, males are less likely to experience a toxic exposure; however, most toxic exposures in teenagers are intentional. Therapeutic errors account for only 9.1% of all toxic exposures.
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