Barbara M. Kirrane, M.D.
, and Robert S. Hoffman, M.D.
Dr. Kirrane is an Assistant Professor, Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, and Dr. Hoffman is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, and Director, New York City Poison Control Center.
Drs. Kirrane and Hoffman report no commercial conflicts of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the initial management of the poisoned patient
- Describe the different strategies used for GI decontamination
- Develop an approach for the management of seizures in the poisoned patient
- Develop a differential diagnosis and treatment approach for the patient presenting with hyperthermia.