Bath Salts: Not Just For Day Spas

EDs have seen a spike over the past year in designer drugs, especially bath salts. These drugs are slightly altered chemicals that act as illicit drugs, but temporarily elude the FDA because of the new compound. Bath salts and other designer drugs present a challenge to the emergency physician because of ever-changing abuses, presentations, and potential complications. In this episode, Dr. Stanton talks about some of the potential serious complications and risks associated with bath salts.
Source: Everyday Medicine for Physicians - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: podcasts