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Ecstasy overdose and memory loss
  1. Bernard A Foëx,
  2. Ganesh Subramanian,
  3. John M Butler
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bernard A Foëx, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL, UK; bernard.foex{at}

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A young man was brought to the emergency department unconscious after a day partying. He had taken alcohol, cocaine and ecstasy. He was intubated and ventilated and had a CT scan, which was unremarkable. After extubation 2 days later he appeared confused and remained so despite good oxygenation and normal …

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