October 2014 critical care case of the month: a skin rash in the ICU

Robert Raschke
2014 Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care  
A 28 year old man was admitted to an outside hospital with an ethylene glycol overdose in an apparent suicide attempt. At that time the patient was delirious and vomiting. He had a severe metabolic acidosis and a creatinine of 2.1 mg/dL. He was intubated, a nasogastric tube was placed, and he was transferred to the toxicology service.
doi:10.13175/swjpcc110-14 fatcat:5qjiwngphfdutfcickogcmcgru