Lethal Over-the-Counter Cardioselective Drugs: An Urgent Call to Policy Makers

Authors

  • Joud M. Kossai Enabi Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia.
  • Abdulmohsen A. Alhumayn Emergency Department, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia.
  • Hisham Alomari Emergency Department, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia.
  • Yousef Ibrahim S. Alawad Emergency Department, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia.
  • Sharafaldeen Bin Nafisah Emergency Department, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52609/jmlph.v1i3.21

Abstract

Drug overdose is a common presentation in emergency departments, and overdose of cardioselective agents warrants special attention, given its association with high mortality and morbidity. This study reports a case of cardioselective overdose with suicidal intent. We shed light on the accessibility in Saudi Arabia of these life-threatening drugs, and explore the nature of public health intervention to reduce to reduce the risk of misuse.

 

 

Downloads

Published

2021-07-02

How to Cite

M. Kossai Enabi, J., A. Alhumayn, A. ., Alomari, H., Ibrahim S. Alawad, Y., & Bin Nafisah, S. (2021). Lethal Over-the-Counter Cardioselective Drugs: An Urgent Call to Policy Makers. The Journal of Medicine, Law & Public Health, 1(3), 49–51. https://doi.org/10.52609/jmlph.v1i3.21

Issue

Section

Case Report

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>