ea0021p90 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009
, Malige Manjunath
This lady with a background of schizophrenia and depression, on long term lithium therapy, initially presented in 2002, at the age of 53, with acute renal failure and symptoms of lithium toxicity secondary to sepsis. Lithium level measured at the time was 2.5 mEq/l and her creatinine 314 μmol/l. She was normocalcaemic on admission. The patient was hospitalized on ICU and the treatment included ventilation, haemofiltration and inotropic support.On 10...