Tuesday 24 May 2016

  • CONTINUING EDUCATION IN CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY - Toxicity mediated by metabolic pathway: from pathophysiology to management
    09:00-09:30 Toxicokinetics of Vitamin K Antagonists in Overdose: Optimizing Vitamin K Therapy
    Lecturer: Martin Caravati, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    09:30-10:00 New oral anticoagulant overdose: laboratory investigations and new antidotes
    Lecturer: Ismail Elalamy, TENON Hospital, Paris, France
    10:00-10:30 Thyroxine: when do we need to assess an overdose?
    Lecturer: Yedidia Bentur, Israel Poison Information Center, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    10:30-11:00 Coffee
    11:00-11:30 Methotrexate: Is acute oral overdose ever a concern?
    Lecturer: Betty Chan, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    11:30-12:00 Methotrexate poisoning: the role of glucarpidase
    Lecturer: Silas Smith, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
    12:00-12:30 Valproate overdose: what is the role of carnitine?
    Lecturer: Harry Thanacoody, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    12:30-13:30 Lunch
    13:30-14:00 Drug-induced hyperammonemia
    Lecturer: Florian Eyer, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    14:00-14:30 Mitochondrial toxicity in antiretroviral therapy
    Lecturer: Andrew Stolbach, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    14:30-15:00 Drug-induced non lactic endogenous acidosis
    Lecturer: Stephen W Borron, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, USA
    15:00-15:30 Coffee
    15:30-16:00 Isoniazid overdose: how to treat toxic seizures – Interactive case study
    Lecturer: Naren Gunja, Western Sydney Toxicology Service, Sydney, Australia
    16:00-16:30 Acquired methaemoglobinaemia:  What to do if methylene blue fails – Interactive case study
    Lecturer: Sally Bradberry, West Midlands Poisons Unit, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    16:30-17:00 Drugtoinduced hemolysis: transfusion management – Interactive case study
    Lecturer: Kurt Anseeuw, Emergency Department, ZNA Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium