2017 PEMPix Online Case #1: Yellow Hands

Though the PEMPix presentation is scheduled for Saturday 9/16/17 at the AAP NCE in Chicago there were so many great cases this year that I decided to share three of them online prior to the conference. This is the first case "Yellow Hands." All three cases will also be available at PEMPix.com.

By |2017-09-03T22:48:20-04:00September 11th, 2017|PEMPix, Toxicology|

Toxicology Quick Hits

Courtesy of Steven Chan, one of the excellent Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows at CCHMC, are some highlights from a toxicology talk given to the residents on the ED rotation. Activated charcoal is part of decontamination, but it doesn't work well for drugs like Iron, and [...]

By |2016-12-14T12:56:49-05:00February 6th, 2015|Toxicology|

Briefs: Ahhh! Spiders!

Happy Halloween everyone. I thought I'd "celebrate" by posting about some rare but still clinically important spider bites. The two that get the most press in United States are the black widow (Latrodectus mactans) and brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa). Fortunately, there are only approximately 500 bytes [...]

By |2016-12-14T12:56:57-05:00October 31st, 2013|Briefs, Toxicology|
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