Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
versión impresa ISSN 1137-6627
We briefly comment on the state of clinical toxicology in Navarra and in the rest of Spain, with reference to the Toxicology Committee of Navarra and its aims. Epidemiological data from the Emergency Service of the Hospital of Navarra is presented, as well as where to find information on the subject; the epidemiological registration sheet designed by the SEMESTOX group is attached. A description is given of the characteristics of therapeutic drugs and drugs of abuse determination (type of sample, methodology and interpretation of results) carried out in the toxicological analytical unit of the Hospital of Navarra. Finally, reference is made to all of the antidotes available to the Pharmacy Service of the Hospital of Navarra, which is the reference center for the whole of the autonomous community of Navarra. A description is given for each medicine including its indications.
Palabras clave : Drug abuse; Therapeutic drug; Toxicological analysis; Antidotes; Toxicological information.