Dawson on Organophosphates: Tox Asian Style

Clinical Toxicologist Andrew Dawson (@lankatox) lived and worked in Sri Lanka for many years. At SMACC he called on this experience with the South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC) and his unparalleled knowledge of organophosphate poisoning to tell us all we need to know about ‘Tox Asian Style: Organophosphate Poisoning’.



Further Reading

  • Abedin MJ, Sayeed AA, Basher A, Maude RJ, Hoque G, Faiz MA. Open-label randomized clinical trial of atropine bolus injection versus incremental boluses plus infusion for organophosphate poisoning in Bangladesh. J Med Toxicol. 2012 Jun;8(2):108-17. doi: 10.1007/s13181-012-0214-6. PubMed PMID: 22351300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3550249.
  • Buckley NA, Eddleston M, Li Y, Bevan M, Robertson J. Oximes for acute organophosphate pesticide poisoning. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Feb 16;(2):CD005085. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005085.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 21328273. [Free Full Text]
  • Eddleston M, Dawson A, Karalliedde L, Dissanayake W, Hittarage A, Azher S, Buckley NA. Early management after self-poisoning with an organophosphorus or carbamate pesticide – a treatment protocol for junior doctors. Crit Care. 2004 Dec;8(6):R391-7. Epub 2004 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 15566582; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1065055.
  • Eddleston M, Buckley NA, Eyer P, Dawson AH. Management of acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning. Lancet. 2008 Feb 16;371(9612):597-607. Review. PubMed PMID: 17706760; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2493390.

BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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