Update on overdose management for post-take ward round
Streams: Acute Medicine
Dr Waring will provide an informative overview of common poisonings encountered on the ‘acute take’. This session will offer practical tips and guidance to help address some of the difficult issues faced in day-to-day practice.
- Paracetamol poisoning: when to treat, what to check, and how to interpret test results
- Antidepressant poisoning: risk assessment, who to monitor, what to look for
- Indications for charcoal and lipid antidote administration.