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Table 4 Specific treatment given at the OAEOC

From: Outpatient treatment of acute poisoning by substances of abuse: a prospective observational cohort study

  Total n (%) Hospitalised n (%)
Medical treatment 402 (17) 103 (26)
 Naloxone 198 (8) 48 (24)
 Paracetamol 57 (2) 10 (18)
 Thiamine 52 (2) 11 (21)
 Intravenous fluids 51 (2) 17 (33)
 Valproate 42 (2) 8 (19)
 Alimemazine 32 (1) 6 (19)
 Oxygen 30 (1) 20 (67)
 Diazepam 21 (1) 14 (67)
 Nitrazepam 19 (1) 5 (26)
 Metoclopramide 16 (1) 2 (13)
 Haloperidol 15 (1) 5 (33)
 Active charcoal 8 (<1) 3 (38)
 Flumazenil 3 (<1) 2 (67)
 Resuscitated at the OAEOC 1 (<1) 1 (100)
 Other 82 (3) 21 (26)
Departments involved besides the emergency general practice service
 Trauma clinic 223 (10) 28 (13)
 Psychiatric emergency service 64 (3) 8 (13)
 Emergency social services 500 (21) 11 (2)
 24 h observation unit 102 (4) 17 (17)
Total 2343 (100) 391 (17)
  1. OAEOC Oslo Accident and Emergency Outpatient Clinic