Podcast – The Poison Review
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A critical update and evaluation of recent scientific literature, news stories, and cultural events related to the field of medical toxicology.The TPR Podcast is produced jointly by The Poison Review blog, and the Division of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine at the John H. Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County (formerly Cook County Hospital). The goal is to provide a regular forum for discussion of issues involving issues of toxicology in clinical medicine, in culture, and in history. We plan to feature reviews of important and relevant medical literature, coverage of toxicology in the news, and some of our favorite examples of drugs and poisons in popular songs.
||CleanEpisode #15: How easy is it to get addicted to opioids?||A recent article in the New York Times reported that there were likely more than 59,000 deaths from opioid overdose in the United States during the year 2016, an increase of 19% over the number of such deaths in 2015.||6/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTPR Podcast Episode #14: VX and the Assassination of Kim Jong-Nam||When Kim Jong Nam — the half-brother of Korean leader Kim Jong Un — was assassinated in February while waiting for a flight at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, attention was focused on one of the deadliest chemicals in the world:||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTPR Podcast Episode #13: Naloxone in the Age of Carfentanil||In this “Lucky 13” episode of the TPR podcast, Steven and Leon discuss naloxone, and address the following issues: - 1) Does the concept of a “heroin overdose patient” have meaning anymore in this age of U-47700, fentanyl, and carfentanil?||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTPR Podcast Episode #12: 25 years of weird and wacky toxicology papers||The Poison Review started as a hard-copy newsletter and accompanying tape cassette in the summer of 1992, when George H.W. Bush was President. In this episode of the TPR podcast, Tim Ericsson, Steve Aks and I look back at some the the weirdest and wack.||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|