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Symposium: Poisonings in the Developing World / Resource-Limited Areas - Part 2


May 30, 2014 1:30pm ‐ May 30, 2014 2:30pm


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Objectives:

  • Can you describe how the existing guidelines can be used to develop a locally adapted diagnosis- and treatment protocol?
  • Can you discuss how management of organophosphate pesticide poisoning can be improved with widely available and affordable treatments?
  • Can you discuss the best marker of prognosis following ingestion of paraquat (plasma paraquat level), which may be unavailable assess the usefulness of the urine dithionite test and creatinine levels which can predict outcome from paraquat self poisoning with decent accuracy?
  • Can you discuss how standard lead chelation protocols were adapted for use in the Zamfara lead poisoning incident describe the initial results from the use of this protocol?
  • Can you describe the new obligations imposed on national regulatory authorities by the recent EU Pharmacovigilance Directive (2010/84/EU)?
  • Can you discuss the implementation of a standard dataset of poisoning cases based on EAPCCT definitions?
  • Can you describe the complementary roles of poison centres and industry in managing incidents in specific sectors?
  • Can you describe the preferred recommendations for first aid after ingestion of corrosives?
  • Can you discuss aluminum and zinc phosphide poisonings and their prevalent in Asian countries?
  • Can you discuss the basics of Ayurvedic medicine use and the scope of the problem?
  • Can you describe the epidemiology of pharmaceutical poisonings in developing Asian countries?
  • Can you describe the setting up of a poisons centre in a developing country?
  • Can you discuss the feasibility and desirability of setting up a sub-regional poisons centre?

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