#badEM16: Almero Oosthuizen on Paraquat poisoning

#badEM16: Almero Oosthuizen on Paraquat poisoning

#badEM16: Almero Oosthuizen on Paraquat poisoning

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Almero Oosthuizen treated the badEM16 crowd to an entertaining talk some common and some deadly poisonings other than organophosphates.

Take away points:

  • First aid first: remove contaminants from patient and protect yourself

  • Aggressive palliative care may be the only option for some patients: learn how to do it well.

Almero Oosthuizen is an Emergency Medicine Physician in Cape Town, South Africa with a passion for education, and an excellent sense of humor.

Twitter: @Almero

Jo Park-Ross

Flight paramedic, #FOAM enthusiast.

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Jo Park-Ross

Flight paramedic, #FOAM enthusiast.

All stories by:Jo Park-Ross