In this episode we talk to Katherine Kimbrell, an EM doc in RI, as well as Matt Lozier and Molly Boyd from CDC about the emerging acetyl fentanyl deaths and their investigation
In this episode, we talk to Maximilian Gahr about the US emergence of desomorphine (Krokodil) and implications for investigation and treatment. Reports coming out of Arizona and Illinois, are reminiscent of past reports from Germany. Dr. Gahr’s articles on Krokodil can be found here. Contributors include Matthew Zuckerman and Maximilian Gahr.
In this special episode we follow up with Steve Bird to talk about what kinds of confirmatory tests are going on to determine if Sarin was used in Syria. This is a follow up to Episode 7 where we talked about the toxicology of organophosphates and nerve agents. Contributors include Matt Zuckerman and Steve Bird.
In this episode we talk to Timothy Wiegand from Rochester about treating the toxicity associated with alcohol and alcohol withdrawal. This was prompted by a recent ACMT pre-symposium in Puerto Rico. We also refer to work by Jose Maldonado with a nice full text review available here. Contributors include Matt Zuckerman and Timothy Wiegand.