National Case Conference - October 2023
This month's National Case Conference will be moderated by Joshua D. King, MD, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
- Two individuals separately purchase the same health supplement online. After the first use, they both presented to the hospital after reading the accompanying information.
- A 49-year-old woman with pulmonary hypertension and AUD presents to the ED after a suicide attempt with her sildenafil and ambrisentan.
- A 28-year-old man presents to the hospital for shortness of breath. He develops progressive hypoxia requiring high flow nasal cannula and his chest imaging is remarkable for diffuse ground glass opacities.
Series Moderator: Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
About The Series: ACMT's National Case Conference (NCC) is a monthly webinar for ACMT members that features interesting cases seen by medical toxicologists nationwide. NCC is an educational endeavor and a quality improvement effort intended to improve patient care. It is not intended to define standard of care. Attempts have been made to ensure HIPAA compliance. All data and information provided in this activity is for informational purposes only. ACMT makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of the content and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use.
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Joshua D. King, MD, FACMT
Associate Professor, Medicine and Pharmacy; Medical Director, Maryland Poison Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. King received his medical education from Penn State College of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Virginia. He completed Nephrology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and after returning to the University of Virginia as a nephrologist, completed a medical toxicology fellowship there. Dr. King is a clinician-educator nephrologist and medical toxicologist with clinical interests in extracorporeal treatment of poisonings, extracorporeal removal of therapeutic drugs, ICU nephrology, and medical education. As a clinician, he sees hospitalized patients at the University of Maryland Medical Center on our nephrology consultation service as well as our medical toxicology consult service. He is involved in education primarily at the graduate medical education level, and to a lesser extent undergraduate medical education. Dr. King is also the medical director of the Maryland Poison Center, which provides poisoning information and treatment recommendations benefitting thousands of Marylanders each year. Dr. King carries out medical oversight of recommendations for poisonings, envenomations, and overdoses to the public and health care providers; provides education to a variety of students (pharmacy and medical) and physicians (residents and fellows) who rotate with the center; he is involved in a variety of other activities aimed at treatment and prevention of poisoning. Dr. King's research interests are largely focused where nephrology and toxicology meet – extracorporeal removal of toxins (via dialysis, apheresis, and other modalities).