Alison Jaworski, MD

Bupropion Overdose

Bupropion, most commonly sold as Wellbutrin, has many uses ranging from depression to smoking cessation.  It comes, however, with several side effects we should be aware of and some scary effects when taken in overdose.  In this post, we review this medication, the risks associated with it, and how to manage an overdose.

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Back to Basics: Informed Consent

You’re working a shift in the Emergency Department and your patient needs an LP. You grab an informed consent form and head into the room to discuss the procedure with the patient... Of course you know you have to discuss risks and benefits and get the patient to sign the form, but what does "informed consent" actually mean?

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