Toxicology, Part 1 (2016)


Below we have listed our selection of the 10highest quality blog posts related to 5 advanced level questions on toxicology topics posed, curated, and approved for residency training by the AIR-Pro Series Board. The blogs relate to the following questions:

  1. Flumazenil in benzodiazepine overdose
  2. Acetaminophen – drawing and timing of levels
  3. Opioid overdoses
  4. Acetaminophen toxicity related to liver transplant
  5. Salicylates and hemodialysis

We present 6 AIR-Pro’s and 4 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 3 hours (20 minutes per article, 30 minutes per podcast) of III credit for the 6 AIR-Pro’s in this block.

Article Title Authors Date Title
EMPharmD: Flumazenil: Friend or Foe? Nadia Awad Nov 7, 2013 AIR-PRO
ALiEM: Utility of Pre-4-Hour Acetaminophen Levels in Acute Overdose Bryan Hayes Aug 5, 2015 AIR-PRO
StEmlyns: Opiate Overdose in the ED Simon Carley Feb 27, 2015 AIR-PRO
EMJClub: Treat and Release vs Observation After Naloxone for Opioid Overdose EMJ Club Nov 24, 2014 AIR-PRO
LIFTL: Liver Transplantation for Paracetamol Toxicity Chris Nickson April 30, 2016 AIR-PRO
ALiEM: 5 Tips in Managing Acute Salicylate Poisoning Kristin Fontes Nov 4, 2013 AIR-PRO
LITFL: Paracetamol/Acetaminophen Overdose Chris Nickson Sept 3, 2010 Honorable Mention
ALiEM: Tricks of the Trade: Naloxone Dilution for Opioid Overdose Bryan Hayes Nov 17, 2014 Honorable Mention
LITFL: Paracetamol Chris Nickson 2015 Honorable Mention
EMDocs: Pearls and Pitfalls of Salicylate Toxicity in the ED Justin Bright Oct 13, 2015 Honorable Mention

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