Core Topic: Toxicology

Methemoglobinemia

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This post discusses tips for diagnosis of MetHb and pearls for management.
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Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (LAST)

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This post delves into local anesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST) syndrome with a focus on recognition and management.
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Intrathecal Baclofen Withdrawal

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Intrathecal baclofen withdrawal is a rare but life-threatening presentation. This post reviews the diagnosis and management of the condition
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Methamphetamine Intoxication

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This post reviews the presentation and management of patients with acute methamphetamine intoxication.
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Parenteral Benzodiazepines

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This post reviews the pharmacokinetics and uses of commonly used parenteral benzodiazepines.
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Orogastric Lavage

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Orogastric lavage is rarely used but remains an important intervention in specific situations.
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Hyperinsulinemia Euglycemia Therapy (HIET) for Beta Blocker and Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity

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Cardiogenic shock from beta blocker/calcium channel blocker overdose can be difficult to treat. HIET is a life-saving treatment modality.
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