Differences in Long Term Mortality after Acute Poisoning

November 27, 2013

This podcast features the discussion of a study conducted by Dr. Catherine Lund of Oslo, Norway. The study illustrated the differences in long term mortality of acute poisoning patients based on the care they were given in a prehospital, clinical or hospital setting.

Speakers: David Page, MS, NREMT-PAlexander Trembley, NREMT-PKeith Wesley, MD, FACEP, Chris Schultz, MHA, EMT-CP

Original article: "Five-year mortality after acute poisoning treated in ambulances, an Emergency outpatient clinic, and hospitals in Oslo," by Cathrine Lund, Mari A. Bjornaas, Leiv Sandvik, Oivind Ekeberg, Dag Jacobsen, and Knut E. Hovda.