AccessMedicine's Case of the Week: Substance Use Disorders

From: Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 5th Edition

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A 25-year-old comatose female presents to the ED with pinpoint pupils and respiratory depression.

Question 1 of 5

Which of the following is the most likely cause of coma?

A - Blood alcohol level of 200 mg/dL

B - Cocaine overdose

C - Methadone overdose

D - Benzodiazepine withdrawal

E - Phencyclidine (PCP) intoxication

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Julie Grishaw, ACNP

Senior Editor, McGraw-Hill Education