- Conceptos en Medicina de Urgencia is a fantastic emergency medicine conference based in Chile.
- This page includes the resources for my presentations at Conceptos 2016 and 2019.
- Conceptos 2019:
- Ten Tips for the Resuscitationist
- Antidotes: Resus Essentials
- Conceptos 2016:
- Toxicology Workshop
- Approach to the Poisoned Patient
- Antidotes in the Emergency Department
- Paracetamol Toxicity
- Main Conference
- Toxicology: What Not To Do!
- Future of Medical Education
- ECG in Toxicology
- Shock… Now what?
- Toxicology Workshop
- LITFL Tox Library
- Toxicology Conundrums (over 50 case-based Q&A posts to test your knowledge)
- Critical Care Compendium (search the database of over 1600 critical care topics, including toxicology)
Ten Tips for the Resuscitationist
“Ten tips – to use before, during, and after resuscitation episodes – that will help clinicians maximise their chances of saving their sickest patients.”
Antidotes: Resus Essentials
“An overview of the principles of antidote use in resuscitation, with a focus on three essential agents: naloxone, sodium bicarbonate, and high-dose insulin euglycaemic therapy.”
CONCEPTOS TOXICOLOGY WORKSHOP 2016
Approach to the poisoned patient
- Approach to acute poisoning (CCC)
- Basics (Tox Library)
- Activated Charcoal (CCC)
- Gastric lavage (CCC)
- Enhanced Elimination (CCC)
Antidotes in the Emergency Department
- Antidotes (CCC)
- The Antidote Challenge (Tox Conundrum 031)
- Antidotes (Tox Library – list of individual antidotes with clinical pharmacology information)
- Dart RC, Borron SW, Caravati EM. Expert consensus guidelines for stocking of antidotes in hospitals that provide emergency care. Annals of emergency medicine. 54(3):386-394.e1. 2009
- Gunja N, Graudins A. Management of cardiac arrest following poisoning. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 23(1):16-22. 2011.
- Paracetamol (Tox Library)
- N-Acetyl Cysteine (Tox library)
- Paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity (Toxicology Conundrum 051)
- Paracetamol… Too much, too often? (Repeated Supratherapeutic Ingestion) (Toxicology Conundrum 001)
- Liver transplantation for paracetamol toxicity (CCC)
- Chiew AL, Fountain JS, Graudins A, Isbister GK, Reith D, Buckley NA. Summary statement: new guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealand. The Medical journal of Australia. 203(5):215-8. 2015. [free full-text PDF of the full guideline]
CONCEPTOS MAIN CONFERENCE 2016
Toxicology: What Not To Do
ECG in Toxicology
ECG 1 (click to enlarge)
ECG 2 (click to enlarge)
ECG 3 (click to enlarge)
- The 12-lead ECG in Toxicology (Tox Library)
- Beta-blocker toxicity (ECG Library)
- Calcium-channel blocker toxicity (ECG Library)
- Carbamazepine cardiotoxicity (ECG Library)
- Digoxin effect (ECG Library)
- Digoxin toxicity (ECG Library)
- QRS widening (ECG Library)
- Quetiapine toxicity (ECG Library)
- Tricyclic overdose (sodium-channel blocker toxicity) (ECG Library)
Shock… Now What?
- Shock Classification and Causes (CCC)
- Inotropes, vasopressors and other vasoactive agents (CCC)
- Corticosteroids in Refractory Shock (CCC)
- Intubation, hypotension and shock (CCC)
- Initial management of sepsis and septic shock (CCC)
- Fluid responsiveness (CCC)
- Fluid bolus therapy (CCC)
- Venous return and shock (CCC)
- Seif D, Perera P, Mailhot T, Riley D, Mandavia D. Bedside ultrasound in resuscitation and the rapid ultrasound in shock protocol. Critical care research and practice. 2012:503254. 2012.
Future of Medical Education
The Science of successful learning
Infographic source: https://educationcogitation.com/2015/08/05/on-making-it-stick/ [accessed 2 September 2016]
Chris is an Intensivist and ECMO specialist at the Alfred ICU in Melbourne. He is also a Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University. He is a co-founder of the Australia and New Zealand Clinician Educator Network (ANZCEN) and is the Lead for the ANZCEN Clinician Educator Incubator programme. He is on the Board of Directors for the Intensive Care Foundation and is a First Part Examiner for the College of Intensive Care Medicine. He is an internationally recognised Clinician Educator with a passion for helping clinicians learn and for improving the clinical performance of individuals and collectives.
After finishing his medical degree at the University of Auckland, he continued post-graduate training in New Zealand as well as Australia’s Northern Territory, Perth and Melbourne. He has completed fellowship training in both intensive care medicine and emergency medicine, as well as post-graduate training in biochemistry, clinical toxicology, clinical epidemiology, and health professional education.
He is actively involved in in using translational simulation to improve patient care and the design of processes and systems at Alfred Health. He coordinates the Alfred ICU’s education and simulation programmes and runs the unit’s education website, INTENSIVE. He created the ‘Critically Ill Airway’ course and teaches on numerous courses around the world. He is one of the founders of the FOAM movement (Free Open-Access Medical education) and is co-creator of litfl.com, the RAGE podcast, the Resuscitology course, and the SMACC conference.
His one great achievement is being the father of three amazing children.
On Twitter, he is @precordialthump.