In this session we will also look at toxicology issues relating to deliberate self harm. Other relevant information relating to self harm can be found in the psychiatric topic.

Learning objectives

  • To manage toxicology presentations in the ED

Recommended pre reading

  • Hughes T & Cruickshank J. Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.  Chapter 24 Toxicology general principles. Chapter 25 Toxicology: specific poisons
  • Pre-lecutre Quiz: complete online or down load here 


Learning Resources - presentations and self directed workbook cases

Other learning resources - Snakebite

Other learning resources - Poisoning