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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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2023 AHA Update on Management Cardiac Arrest or Life-Threatening Toxicity Due to Poisoning

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Author: Brit Long, MD (@long_brit) // Reviewed by Alex Koyfman, MD (@EMHighAK) The American Heart Association 2023 Guideline for managing cardiac arrest or life-threatening toxicity due to poisoning was recently released. Opioid overdose remains the leading cause of cardiac arrest due to poisoning in North America. COR 2a, LOE B-NR.

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emDOCs Podcast – Episode 92: Marine Ingested Poisons and Infections

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Alexis takes us through marine ingested poisons and infections. Food Poisoning. link] The post emDOCs Podcast – Episode 92: Marine Ingested Poisons and Infections appeared first on emDOCs.net - Emergency Medicine Education. Marine Dermatitis. In: Knoop KJ, Stack LB, Storrow AB, Thurman R. McGraw Hill; 2021.

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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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Point/Counterpoint: Antifreeze Poisoning Tests

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Dr. Filip is the medical director of the Arkansas Poison Center and faculty member in the emergency medicine residency at UAMS. Artifactual elevation of lactate in ethylene glycol poisoning. Ethylene glycol poisoning presenting with a falsely elevated lactate level. References Hack J. 2023;43(10):20-21. J Emerg Med. 2009;27:132.e1-132.e2.

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Case Report: A Child with a Rash and Lead Poisoning History

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Incidentally, the day after ED visit number one, the mother was called by the child’s pediatrician advising her to bring him for evaluation of lead poisoning. In the emergency department, consultations were made with the regional poison-control center and the regional lead center. Discussion Lead poisoning is a serious health concern.