Video Review Course: Medical Toxicology

Studying Medical Toxicology

David Wood teaches Medical Toxicology

Medical Toxicology Chapters

  • Medical Toxicology
  • Gut Decontamination
  • Gastric Lavage
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Multi-dose Activated Charcoal
  • Whole Bowel Irrigation
  • Important investigations in poisoned patients
  • Anion Gap
  • Medical other causes of raised anion gap
  • Osmolal Gap
  • Metabolic acid-base disturbances
  • Respiratory acid-base disturbances
  • Paracetamol Poisoning
  • Paracetamol metabolism
  • Essential investigations
  • Management of paracetamol overdoses
  • Management of paracetamol overdoses continued
  • Reactions to NAC
  • Indications for referral to liver unit
  • Drugs of abuse
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Opiate Overdose
  • Amphetamines and Ecstasy
  • Management Options
  • Cocaine and Crack cocaine
  • Management Options
  • Salicylates
  • Features of salicylate toxicity
  • Investigations
  • Management Options
  • Poisoning with metals
  • Lithium Toxicity - Clinical Features of Severity
  • Acute Lithium Overdose
  • Chronic Lithium Accumulation
  • Phases of iron toxicity
  • Management Options
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Carboxy-haemoglobin concentrations
  • Features of CO poisoning
  • Grading of neurological toxicity
  • Late Complications of CO Poisoning
  • Current recommendations for hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Relative contraindications to HBO
  • Video Feedback

Lecturer: Dr David Wood

BSc (Hons) (Bristol), MB ChB (Hons) (Bristol), MRCP (UK)
He graduated from the University of Bristol with both a 1st Class BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and MB ChB (Hons) with many university prizes in both Pharmacology and Medicine. He then trained as an SHO in General (Internal) Medicine in Oxford and at St George?s Hospital in London, before undertaking Specialist Registrar training in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at St George?s Hospital, London. He is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at St George?s, University of London and Specialist Registrar for the National Poisons Information Service (London). He has been teaching on courses for the MRCP Part 1 and 2, MRCPCH Part 1 and MRCOG Part 1 in London since 2002 and been involved in the Clinical Pharmacology section of the Royal College of Physicians Medical Master class website based teaching.


  • 53 minutes


  • Fully animated, internet-enhanced presentation as used in the classroom lecture.
  • Adjustable streaming speed video for every user with broadband or dial-up internet access.
  • Ability to watch the video in installments and come back to the same point at any time in the future.
  • Complete script for users unable to listen to the presentation.
  • The 123Doc Medical Toxicology online video lecture is highly flexible, allowing you to study anytime, from any computer connected to the internet.

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