Today we had a teen come in who swallowed organophosphate (a pesticide) because she was mad at her mom. She was foaming at the mouth and twitching all over, and her pulse was 140 and she was writhing with abdominal pain. My brain rewound to pharmacology class with Dr. Mayer and board reviews and I know she must have eaten something... But what? and more importantly... what is the antedote? I couldn't remember! WWJD? What would Jack do? We called him over and he gave her some IV atropine that settled her down. I'll never forget that again! Now she's asking to eat, and that's always a good sign!

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