Category Toxicology
Toxicology Flashcards 340

Caustic Ingestion: Acid

Toilet bowl cleaners in the United States tend to be acidic in nature so I chose the ‘Ty-D-Bol Man’ as our victim for this Caustic Ingestion flashcard.
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Arsenic Poisoning

Arsenic is often used as a rat poison; it causes glove and stocking paraesthesia, scaly skin and garlic breath. I thought it was fun drawing a sexy rat with garlic breath...
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Toxicology Mnemonic Challenge

There are multiple learning tools used as an adjunctive aide memoire. Herewith a collection of Toxicological related mnemonics used with varying frequency throughout the conundrums. Let us know if you have any more to add...
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ECG Case 086

70 yr old male who presented with general lethargy and postural dizziness. He has a collapse the evening prior and recently had a diarrhoeal illness. His medications include warfarin, metoprolol, frusemide, allopurinol, colchicine and digoxin. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
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ECG Case 076

This ECG is from a 40 yr old male who presented following a large overdose of an anti-spasmodic agent.
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Why so blue?

A 40-year-old man presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath, chest pain and reported a pre-syncopal episode. But why so blue?
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Never Kiss a Jellyfish

Although I ‘love’ jellyfish from the point of view of a clinician, I try to avoid getting too ‘up close and personal’ with them. Unfortunately upon diving into the Indian Ocean last weekend – a maneuver described as ‘ungainly’ by…

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Seizures, Sedation and Saliva

A 21-year-old male with a background of schizophrenia and previous intentional overdose, weighing 70kg, was brought to the ED via ambulance after having a witnessed seizure at home.