Category: Toxicology

FOAM of the Week – Intracranial Hemorrhage, Benzo Equivalents, Calcium Channel and Beta Blocker Toxicity

Some great FOAM stuff related to this week’s topics: Evidence behind BP reduction after ICH: Benzo Equivalent dosing calculator: Calcium Channel and Beta Blocker Toxicity review podcast (peds focused, but generalizable):

FOAM of the Week – EtOH Withdrawal, Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, Depakote Toxicity

More tox FOAM stuff from this week: A couple podcasts from EMRAP covering both treatment of severe EtOH withdrawal as well out outpatient treatment of mild EtOH withdrawal: Phenobarb monotherapy for EtOH withdrawal: Overview of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome from LITFL: Finally, overview of valproic acid toxicity:

FOAM of the Week – Chemical Terrorism, NOAC Reversal, Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Continuing our tox topics this week, as well anticoagulation reversal and Nec Fasc: A timely overview on chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear threats from St Emlyns, including info on irritant gases, nerve agents, and vessicants: Learn about the literature behind Praxbind: Look out for Andexanet Alfa on the horizon: Overview of Nec Fasc including the …

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FOAM of the Week – Drug-Induced Seizures, Iron Toxicity, Serotonin Syndrome and NMS

Back from the holidays with some great tox subjects: New onset or refractory seizures?  Think tox!  Check out this review of toxicologic causes of seizures from LITFL: Review of iron toxicity from ALIEM: Overview of Serotonin syndrome and NMS from EmDocs: