This detailed session will equip you with the knowledge that you need to get through worst-case toxicology scenarios. You will first receive a review of general toxidromes and the principles of toxicology management. This is followed by in-depth explorations of the toxicology findings and overdose management for substances from cocaine to acetaminophen. You will learn to manage patients’ altered mental status and respond to drug-induced hypertension and seizures. The session is guided by challenging, targeted questions that allow you to test your knowledge as you deepen your skill set.
This presentation contains information on the following topics:
- Opioid overdose and administration of naloxone
- Sedative, hypnotic, or sympathomimetic overdose
- Cholinergic and anticholinergic toxicity
- Management of patients with cardiotoxicity