SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care III
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Lithium toxicity can be life-threatening and in rare cases, results in death. Prompt, accurate diagnosis determines treatment. We present an unusual case of an encephalopathic patient treated for lithium toxicity with hemodialysis and continuous veno-venous hemodialysis but later found to have a falsely elevated lithium level due to incorrect sample collection.