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Snake bite envenomation - a brown snake, probably Pseudonaja textilis
Toxins and their antidotes: digoxin, TCAs, beta blockers and lignocaine
Toxic antiarrhythmic polypharmacy: calcium channel blocker and beta blocker overdose
Salicylate toxicity in unusual detail
Assessment of poisoning in pregnancy, in childhood, and in old age with renal impairment
Salicylate overdose, with a characteristic blood gas
The characteristic biochemistry of propofol infusion syndrome
Toxic alcohols: mechanisms and management of methanol toxicity
Snake bite envenomation
Paracetamol toxicity, management of acute liver failure, and criteria for transplantation.
Iron poisoning - clinical features and a detailed discussion of management
Organophosphate poisoning: clinical features, antidotes, cholinesterase mixing studies.
Digoxin toxicity (in some considerable detail).
The pharmacology of phenytoin, in ridiculous detail.
Activated charcoal-induced bowel obstruction (CT image)
Pharmacokinetic changes in critical illness: absorption and clearance
Use of activated charcoal in toxicology; role of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Propofol infusion syndrome. Risk factors, laboratory evidence, management.
Iron poisoning - clinical signs, investigations, characteristic ABG findings
Outline the role of vasopressin and its analogues in the critically ill patient.>
A summary of toxins and their antidotes
Tricyclic antidepressant overdose: role of sodium bicarbonate
Toxicological uses of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Ideal body weight, and the influence of morbid obesity on pharmacokinetics.
Comparative pharmacology of inotropes and vasopressors
Propofol vs. dexmedetomidine: Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics
Antibiotic pharmacology: ceftriaxone, gentamicin and meropenem.
Calcium channel blocker overdose ... compared with a beta-blocker overdose.
Pharmacology of antiarrhythmic drugs: compare lignocaine, amiodarone and magnesium sulfate.
Adverse drug reactions
Immediate management of the undifferentiated overdose: the "Toxicological Primary Survey"
Decontamination following overdose: charcoal, PEG, lavage, etc...
Supportive management of the overdose: part of the "Toxicological Primary Survey"
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics: ketamine vs. morphine vs. dexmedetomidine.
Comparative pharmacology of inotropes and vasopressors - dobutamine vs levosimendan
Sodium valproate toxicity.
Malignant hyperthermia - diagnostic features, complications and treatment
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics used to control raised intracranial pressure.
Decontamination following overdose.
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics : tramadol, celecoxib and ketamine
Drug withdrawal states: classical syndromes and their management
Corrosive ingestion: what might be the possible complications