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No clinical evidence for gastric lavage in lithium overdose
  1. Stewart Teece, Clinical Research Fellow,
  2. Ian Crawford, Clinical Research Fellow
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK;


    A short cut review was carried out to establish the published evidence for gastric lavage in lithium overdose. Altogether 20 papers were found using the reported search, of which none presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. A clinical bottom line is stated.

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