Tag toxicology

CME 11/05/17 – Naltrexone Implants

Here is Andy’s talk on naltrexone implants, some of the evidence for their use, and their issues in the emergency department. Resources: SCGH Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) – (Intranet link) SCGH Opiate Withdrawal Chart: References: Naltrexone implants after in-patient treatment for…

CME: Common Toxidromes

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340
Here’s Sinead’s talk on toxidrome. Resources: Toxidromes by Claire Plint 11/2015 Toxidromes from LITFL Toxicology Guidelines (onsite access only) Physical Exam Summary of Findings:

Lithium Toxicity Management

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340
This guideline for the management of lithium toxicity should be used as an adjunct to the advice of the Clinical Toxicologist on call as well as the Toxicology Handbook. [PDF Guideline] Date implemented – 4/2016 Review date – 4/2019 Author…

CME 31/03/16 – Toxicology and the ECG

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340
Here is Andy’s talk on the ECG changes seen with certain drug overdoses. Resources: Vera’s previous CME talk “ECG Manifestations of  Drug Overdose” 5/2014 ECG in Toxicology from LITFL ECG changes in TCA Overdose from LITFL Cardiotoxic Drugs from WikiTox…

Paracetamol Poisoning

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340
Information contained on this page is to assist in the investigation and management of patients with suspected paracetamol poisoning Click on the below image to link to the 2015 guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealand.…

CME: Toxidromes

SCGHED Education Toxicology 340
Here is Claire’s talk on toxidromes. Resources: Toxidromes from LITFL Toxicology Guidelines (onsite access only) Physical Exam Summary of Findings: