PPP021 - Toxicology updates LIVE from TAPNA 2017
Jane visited TAPNA 2017, the scientific meeting of the Toxicology and Poisons Network of Australasia. She spoke to Dr Kent Olson, keynote speaker and Medical Director of the San Francisco Division of the California Poison Control System. Also joining the discussion are two TAPNA attendees: Andrew Harding, Senior Emergency Department Pharmacist at Austin Health and Brett Anderson, Pharmacy Resident at Austin Health.
We talk about:
- controversies in toxicology and their relevance to pharmacists: charcoal, digoxin-specific antibody and antivenoms
- emerging trends in illicit and prescription medicine abuse
- new models for accessing information about poisons and medicines