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Emergency Presentations – Overdose and Poisoning

A poisoned patient may present with a wide range of clinical features – from no symptoms through to a life-threatening condition or the potential to deteriorate rapidly; patients should therefore always be assessed immediately.

Once you have enrolled in the course you can access the content below by clicking on the links.

At the completion of this Course you will have covered:

  1. Key aspects of assessment, monitoring and diagnostics.
  2. Management of ingested, inhaled and contact poisons.
  3. Assessment, symptoms and management of a range of common drugs.
  4. Assessment, symptoms and management of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  5. Assessment, symptoms and management of various harmful chemical substances.
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