Addiction Toxicology Case Conference - June 2020

Addiction Toxicology Case Conference - June 2020

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Case 1: Alcohol Withdrawal During COVID19
A 47-year-old M furloughed during COVID19 has been drinking heavier and after trying to ‘self-detox’ presents to the ED with tachycardia, hypertension, tremors and hallucinations.

Case 2: Iatrogenic Dependence and Withdrawal
An Intensivist asks if there is utility in using buprenorphine and some ‘other’ techniques for some of the severe, critically ill, COVID19 patients that often require prolonged sedation and analgesia.

Case 3: Struggling While Hospitalized for IVDU-Associated Infective Endocarditis
A 29-year-old F with opioid and stimulant use disorder and IVDU-associated severe aortic valve endocarditis with perforation and severe aortic regurgitation is hospitalized during COVID19 – she is not complying with treatments/regimens critical to success with valve replacement.

Series Moderators

  • Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT, DFASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert), Director of Toxicology and of the Toxicology Consult Service, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY  
  • Gloria J. Baciewicz, MD (ASAM Expert), Medical Director, Strong Recovery; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY


  • Alexandra Amaducci, DO (ACMT Expert) Emergency Medicine Physician, Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, Bethlehem, PA
  • Matthew D. Cook, DO (ACMT Expert) Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency And Hospital Medicine Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA
  • Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM (ASAM Expert) Director of Addiction Medicine, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ryan J. Magnuson, DO (Guest Expert) Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • Kelly S. Ramsey, MD, MPH, MA, FACP (ASAM Expert) President-Elect, New York Society of Addiction Medicine (NYSAM)
  • Henry D. Swoboda, MD (ACMT Expert) Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL

About The Series: The ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference webinar series discusses Addiction/Toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, and Medical Toxicology.

This webinar is open to the public.


Addiction Toxicology Case Conference - June 2020
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