Printable list of all pharmacology and toxicology SAQs
Serotonin syndrome vs. neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Sympathomimetic toxicity - methamphetamine
Toxins and their antidotes: digoxin, TCAs, beta blockers and lignocaine
Snake bite envenomation - a brown snake, probably Pseudonaja textilis
Toxic antiarrhythmic polypharmacy: calcium channel blocker and beta blocker overdose
Salicylate toxicity in unusual detail
Assessment of poisoning in pregnancy, in childhood, and in old age with renal impairment
Salicylate overdose, with a characteristic blood gas
Snake bite envenomation
Toxic alcohols: mechanisms and management of methanol toxicity
The characteristic biochemistry of propofol infusion syndrome
Paracetamol toxicity, management of acute liver failure, and criteria for transplantation.
Organophosphate poisoning: clinical features, antidotes, cholinesterase mixing studies.
Iron poisoning - clinical features and a detailed discussion of management
The pharmacology of phenytoin, in ridiculous detail.
Digoxin toxicity (in some considerable detail).
Activated charcoal-induced bowel obstruction (CT image)
Pharmacokinetic changes in critical illness: absorption and clearance
Use of activated charcoal in toxicology; role of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Propofol infusion syndrome. Risk factors, laboratory evidence, management.
Tricyclic antidepressant overdose: role of sodium bicarbonate
A summary of toxins and their antidotes
Outline the role of vasopressin and its analogues in the critically ill patient.>
Iron poisoning - clinical signs, investigations, characteristic ABG findings
Ideal body weight, and the influence of morbid obesity on pharmacokinetics.
Toxicological uses of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Comparative pharmacology of inotropes and vasopressors
Propofol vs. dexmedetomidine: Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics
Calcium channel blocker overdose ... compared with a beta-blocker overdose.
Antibiotic pharmacology: ceftriaxone, gentamicin and meropenem.
Pharmacology of antiarrhythmic drugs: compare lignocaine, amiodarone and magnesium sulfate.
Adverse drug reactions
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics: ketamine vs. morphine vs. dexmedetomidine.
Supportive management of the overdose: part of the "Toxicological Primary Survey"
Decontamination following overdose: charcoal, PEG, lavage, etc...
Immediate management of the undifferentiated overdose: the "Toxicological Primary Survey"
Comparative pharmacology of inotropes and vasopressors - dobutamine vs levosimendan
Malignant hyperthermia - diagnostic features, complications and treatment
Sodium valproate toxicity.
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics used to control raised intracranial pressure.
Decontamination following overdose.
Drug withdrawal states: classical syndromes and their management
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics : tramadol, celecoxib and ketamine
Corrosive ingestion: what might be the possible complications
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