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Organophosphate Poisoning

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Organophosphate poisoning is a well-known (but rare in developed nations) toxidrome with specific antidotes available for patient treatment and survival. Case Summary This elderly berry farmer, struggling with rising costs, has accidentally poisoned himself using hand-sprayed organophosphate-based pesticide.

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ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Poison Dart Frog

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The toxin from the golden poison dart frog most resembles which of the following in its mechanism of action? Poison dart frogs are found in the rainforest regions of Central and South America and derive their name from the Choco people who used the poison to coat the tips of their blow darts. When raised in captivity (e.g.,

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Scombroid Poisoning

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Susie Liddiard and Chris Nickson Scombroid Poisoning Scombroid poisoning occurs after the ingestion of fish with high histamine levels due to improper processing or storage. One of the most common causes of morbidity associated with fish intake

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219. Questionable Morels: mushroom poisoning

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We have quite the "fungide" to mushroom poisoning and we have so mush to say. Questionable Morels: mushroom poisoning. We have quite the "fungide" to mushroom poisoning and we have so mush to say. Questionable Morels: mushroom poisoning. Check out our interactive question bank podcast- the FIRST of its kind here.

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REBEL Core Cast 109.0 – Na Channel Blocker Poisoning

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Take Home Points: In the context of poisoning, a “wide QRS” is anything greater than 100 milliseconds. Authors evaluated the relationship between QRS duration and negative clinical events in patients with confirmed tricyclic anti-depressant (TCA) poisoning. Treatment is guided by administration of sodium-bicarbonate. Boehnert 1985 ).

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NICO – Noninvasive Airway Management of Comatose Patients with Acute Poisoning

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Effect of Noninvasive Airway Management of Comatose Patients with Acute Poisoning: A Randomized Clinical Trial Freund Y. Background The decision to intubate a poisoned patient with […] DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.24391 DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.24391

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EMCrit 370 – Extracorporeal Therapies for Toxicology & Poisoning #ExTRIP #NephMadness

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NephMadness hits EMCrit with RRT for the Poisoned Patient EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM.

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