Archive

Medical Category: Toxicology

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Intoxication

Take Home Message Do not ignore abnormal vital signs – they can be the harbinger of badness Watch out for developing withdrawal, treat early and aggressively These patients are a major fall risk – keep rails up, place on safety …

Read More
Toxicology

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Introduction

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of Emergency Medicine Podcast Welcome to the EMRA Basics of Emergency Medicine Podcast. I am your host EJ Wright, and the following series is an all encompassing approach to the most common chief complaints in …

Read More
Abdominal and GastroinstestinalAllergy and ImmunologyCardiovascularDermatologyEndocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesEnvironmentalHead, Eye, Ear, Nose, and ThroatHematology and OncologyInfectious DiseaseNeurologyObstetrics and GynecologyOrthopedicsRenal and GenitourinaryResuscitationThoracic and RespiratoryToxicologyTrauma

Massive Acetaminophen Overdose: Are We Giving Enough N-acetyl-cysteine?

Introduction: Acetaminophen, N-acetyl-p-aminophenol, or APAP, is one of the most commonly used medications worldwide. While it is generally safely used, overdose can result in the development of liver failure due to APAP’s hepatotoxic metabolites. Hepatic necrosis is preventable in overdose …

Read More
Toxicology

Management of Digoxin Toxicity

A 78-year-old woman is brought in by EMS after her husband called 911 for increased confusion associated with intractable vomiting. On arrival to the emergency department (ED), the patient is altered with a heart rate of 48 and a blood …

Read More
Toxicology

REBEL Cast Ep102: High-Dose Buprenorphine Induction in the Emergency Department for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Background information: Buprenorphine and buprenorphine-containing medications are being used in emergency departments for treatment of patients with opioid use disorder (1). Buprenorphine is a high-affinity partial agonist of the μ-opioid receptor. Buprenorphine has a higher affinity for the μ-opioid receptor …

Read More
Toxicology

Sponsored

0