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Sodium Nitroprusside and Acute Psychosis in the Emergency Department

Ata Mahmoodpoor 1 , * , Samad EJ Golzari 2 , Keivan Kashy Zonouzy 3 , Touraj Asvadi Kermani 3 and Amir Hossein Fathi 4
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1 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
2 Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran‏
3 Department of Surgery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
4 Anesthesiology Research Center, Poursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Critical Care Medicine: October 30, 2014, 1 (1); e518
  • Published Online: January 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 3, 2014
  • Revised: March 9, 2014
  • Accepted: June 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/accm.518

To Cite: Mahmoodpoor A, Golzari S E, Kashy Zonouzy K, Asvadi Kermani T, Fathi A H. et al. Sodium Nitroprusside and Acute Psychosis in the Emergency Department, Arch Crit Care Med. 2014 ;1(1):e518. doi: 10.5812/accm.518.

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