PEHSU Case Conference Webinar
This in-depth and interactive series provides a platform for learning and discussion about issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.
What’s floating around out there? - August 24,2016 - 1PM EDT
Cases to be discussed
- A 17 year-old male was found wandering the streets around midnight with altered mental status. He reported that he was in the woods earlier that day and ate a large amount of berries that he foraged.
- A 32 year-old man was making a hand-crafted ceremonial knife in his kitchen at 2am, from what he thought was silver, which he obtained from his late grandfather’s dentist office. The knife was to cut the umbilical cord of his newborn baby who was due the next week. His 26 year-old pregnant wife was in the next room sleeping.
- Recognize and be able to diagnose ricin toxicity
- Distinguish the various forms of mercury toxicity
- Determine when how to test and when to treat mercury toxicity
Presenter: Thomas M. Nappe, DO
Emergency Physician, Toxicology Fellow
Webinar Recording and Materials
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DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Charles A. McKay and he wishes to disclose that he is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council, Environmental Health Research Foundation (EHRF). EHRF addresses issues related to biomonitoring, a topic that is also relevant to some of the activities in the Grand Round Series that might be discussed in future sessions. EHRF receives funding from sources that includes industry. Dr. McKay has reviewed and written material for EHRF, that could create a perceived conflict of interest regarding environmental chemical exposure assessment/measurement.
Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Dr. Charles A. McKay to ensure there is no bias. Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use. CDC does not accept commercial support.