Toxicology, Part 2 (2016)


Welcome to the Toxicology (Part 2) AIR-Pro Module. Below we have listed our selection of the 12 highest 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. One-pill-could-kill ingestions for pediatrics patients
  2. Decontamination techniques
  3. Physostigmine
  4. Alcohol Withdrawal
  5. High dose insulin therapy

In this module, we have 8 AIR-Pro’s and 4 Honorable Mentions. To strive for comprehensiveness, we selected from a broad spectrum of blogs identified through and FOAMSearcher.

Article Author Date Label
ALiEM: PV Card – Pediatric Ingestion Dose Thresholds for ED Referral Bryan D. Hayes Jul 9, 2014 AIR-Pro
Core EM: Hyperinsulinemia Euglycemia Therapy Jenny Beck-Esmay & Daniel Lugassy Sept 5, 2015 AIR-Pro
Dr. Smith’s ECG Blog: Delirium and Physostigmine Steve Smith Mar 7, 2015 AIR-Pro
EMCrit: Phenobarbital monotherapy for alcohol withdrawal  Josh Farkas Oct 18, 2015 AIR-Pro
EM Docs: Alcohol Withdrawal  Drew Long & Brit Long Jun 28, 2016 AIR-Pro
EM Docs: Physostigmine for Management of Anti-Cholinergic Toxidrome Sahaphume Srisuma & James Dazhe Cao May 5, 2015 AIR-Pro
EM Docs: The Approach to the Poisoned Patient Brit Long Jul 9, 2015 AIR-Pro
LITFL: Enhanced Elimination Mike Cadogan Nov 21, 2016 AIR-Pro
CoreEM: Anticholinergic Poisoning Anand Swaminathan & Jenny Beck-Esmay May 23, 2016 Honorable Mention
JEMS: Assessing & Treating Pediatric Poisonings Caused by One Dose of Adult Medication Chelsea White & Gabriel De Baltz Sept 4, 2015 Honorable Mention
REBEL EM: Benzodiazepine Refractory Alcohol Withdrawal Darrel Hughes April 28, 2016 Honorable Mention
The Poison Review: Must-read: review of single-dose activated charcoal Leon Gussow Nov 17, 2015 Honorable Mention

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