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Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for severe chloroquine intoxication in a child – a case report
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
Background Chloroquine use has increased worldwide recently in the setting of experimental treatment for the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Nevertheless, in case of chloroquine intoxication, it can be life threatening, with cardiac arrest, due to its cardiac toxicity. Case presentation This case study reports on a 14-years-old girl who presented in cardiac arrest after an uncommon suicide attempt by ingesting 3 g of chloroquine. After 66 min of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR),doi:10.1186/s13049-021-00850-0 pmid:33722251 fatcat:kzbhow7d35eutnbb73cfjkepq4