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Though similar presentations, beta blocker (BB) and calcium channel blocker (CCB) overdoses can affect your patients in very different ways. In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Dan Rusyniak (Toxicologist) of the Dantastic Mr. Tox & Howard Show and The Tox & The Hound (EMCrit). Tune in as we discuss BB toxicity, CCB toxicity, and a differential you can perform to treat your patients effectively.
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