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The General Approach to the Poisoned Patient
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
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.

Release Date: 09/17/2008
Termination Date: 09/17/2011

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material 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.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Learning Objectives
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.

This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
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