National Case Conference March 21, 2024 1:00 PM – March 21, 2024 2:00 PM

National Case Conference

March 21, 2024
1:00-2:00 PM ET

About The Series: ACMT's National Case Conference (NCC) is a monthly webinar for ACMT members that features interesting cases seen by medical toxicologists nationwide. NCC is an educational endeavor and a quality improvement effort intended to improve patient care. It is not intended to define standard of care. Attempts have been made to ensure HIPAA compliance. All data and information provided in this activity is for informational purposes only. ACMT makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of the content and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use.

Series Moderator: Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Case 1: A 50-year-old woman presents to the ED with fatigue, diarrhea, and vomiting and the following vital signs: BP, 95/65 mmHg; HR, 35/min (sinus). An inpatient workup is unrevealing and she improves clinically, but returns 2 days after discharge with chest pain, shortness of breath, and allodynia of the hands. Her husband had a similar presentation 1 week prior to the first visit. 

Case 2: A 60-year-old man with a past medical history of obesity presents to the ED after ingesting a month's worth of his diltiazem and metoprolol.

Case 3: A 26-year-old man is brought to the ED intubated after being found obtunded at home. Three days later, he is extubated and is noted to have auditory hallucinations.  

This webinar is for ACMT members only.