Toxicology – 2015


Below we have listed our selection of the 13 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed in December 2014) related to toxicology topics, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 6 AIRs and 7 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 4 hours (just under 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article TitleAuthorDateLinkCategory
Management of Iron ToxicityMary A. Wittler, MDAugust 6, 2014ALiEM: Iron ToxicityApproved Instructional Resource
5 Tips in Managing Acute Salicylate PoisoningKristin Fontes, MD|November 4, 2013ALiEM: Salicylate ToxicityApproved Instructional Resource
Valproic Acid-Induced Hyperammonemic EncephalopathyJill Logan, PharmD BCPSOctober 16, 2014ALiEM: Valproic Acid ToxicityApproved Instructional Resource
Podcast 98 – Cyclic (Tricyclic) Antidepressant OverdoseScott Weingart, MDMay 1, 2014EMCrit: TCA ToxicityApproved Instructional Resource
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Common Questions and DilemmasDan Repplinger, MD|December 23, 2013ALiEM: CO ToxicityApproved Instructional Resource
Cyclobenzaprine vs TCA ToxicityJill Logan, PharmD BCPSFebruary 13, 2014ALiEM: Cyclobenzaprine Vs TCAApproved Instructional Resource
Are Acetaminophen Levels Necessary in All Overdose Patients?Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, FAACTSeptember 4th, 2013ALiEM: Acetaminophen LevelsHonorable Mention
6 Pearls About Metformin and Lactic AcidosisLeon Gussow, EDFebruary 13, 2014, 4:00 pmThe Poison Review: Metformin and Lactic AcidosisHonorable Mention
Boring Question: Does this medication cause prolonged QTc?Jatin Kaicker, MDSeptember 8, 2014Boring EM: Prolonged QTcHonorable Mention
PV Card: Local anesthetic toxicity calculationsDavid MurphyJune 13, 2014ALiEM: Anesthetic OverdoseHonorable Mention
Cardiac Arrest After the Toxicology of Smoke InhalationScott Weingart, MDApril, 2014EMCrit: Smoke InhalationHonorable Mention
Methadone in the EDAndy Neill, MDFebruary 2, 2014EM Ireland: MethadoneHonorable Mention
Really wide QRS, Pt found down with WCTAmal Mattu, MD, FACEPSeptember 8, 2014UMEM ECG: WCTHonorable Mention

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