Stephen Nash is chairman of the clinical effectiveness committee of the British Association of Emergency Medicine
Poisoning - an overview of treatmentSubscription
Poisoning is a common cause of attendance at accident and emergency departments and resulted in over 100,000 admissions to hospital in England in 2004/05. Over 65 per cent of enquiries to poisons units involve drugs.
Poisoning — antidotes and their useSubscription
Alison Dines is senior specialist in poisons information and Paul Dargan is consultant physician and clinical toxicologist, both at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Poisons Unit, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.