Toxicology

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