Today’s pearl is about treating patient in refractory toxin-induced cardiogenic shock with venoarterial-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO).
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Today’s pearls are some of the high points from the recent NACCT conference tweeted out by Mike O’Brien @MikeEMPharmD
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I had the opportunity to attend the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT), the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) held in Boston, Massachusetts September 12-16, 2016. Besides attending some awesome educational sessions related to clinical toxicology, I also had the chance to meet and connect with friends and acquaintances, old and new, from within the #FOAMtox community, which always proves to be a great experience.
I served as “ghost” tweeter behind the @ALiEMconf Twitter account, and shared clinical pearls from the meeting that are worth knowing and/or further exploration for the #FOAMed community. Among those that I shared from the account as well as my own personal Twitter account, listed below are my top 10 favorite pearls that I gained from the conference: