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Young Investigator Award/Keynote Poisoning in Greenland


May 31, 2013 8:30am ‐ May 31, 2013 10:00am


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Learning Objectives:

  • Can you explain how kerosene ingestion can cause pneumonitis
  • Can you evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the randomised controlled study
  • Can you appraise the usefulness of prophylactic antibiotics in children exposed to ingestion of kerosene in South Africa
  • Can you discuss the how metformin is accumulated in diabetic patients on chronic therapy
  • Can you describe the clinical effects of metformin accumulation
  • Can you correlate lactate acidosis and plasma levels of metformin
  • Can you state the clinical application of dronedarone
  • Can you describe the role of mitochondrial beta-oxidation in the hepatotoxicity of dronedarone
  • Can you discuss the clinical manifestations of the hepatotoxicity
  • Can you describe the risk factors for cardiovascular events in overdose patients
  • Can you discuss the diagnostic tests needed to assess the risk factors
  • Can you formulate treatment options specific cardiovascular events if they occur
  • Can you describe acute intoxications in Greenland, and differentiate from those in Denmark
  • Can you outline the logistic challenges in Greenland for diagnosis and treatment of acute poisonings
  • Can you assess the chronic effects of environmental pollution with airborne and marine borne persistent industrial chemicals in Arctic toxicology
  • Can you discuss research on body burden of these chemicals and the effects on biomarkers in Greenland

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