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2014-07-29 23:13:40

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories’ in Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 21, 2014. The course will provide training to law enforcement, healthcare providers and public health professionals on hazards and health effects related to methamphetamine use and exposure to chemicals present in clandestine methamphetamine laboratories. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American...

2014-04-29 23:19:15

The American College of Medical Toxicology is working with The Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP) to promote medical toxicology education and specialized patient care worldwide. The GETUP initiative connects clinicians in countries with established clinical toxicology services to those in countries without these services. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), through its International Committee, is working with the Global...

2014-04-22 23:15:35

The North American Snakebite Registry was created by The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) in 2013. Data from the pilot year were presented at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in March, as the College announced expansion of the Registry. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In 2013, the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) launched the North American Snakebite Registry with eight participating medical toxicology centers. This Registry was developed in order to...

2014-01-21 23:32:19

The American College of Medical Toxicology will sponsor the Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 2014. Topics will include plant toxins, venoms and antivenoms, and economic concerns related to antidotal therapy. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology will present the Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 2014....

2014-01-08 23:24:35

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Chemical Agents of Opportunity for Terrorism’ in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 5th and 6th, 2014. The workshop will provide training to emergency personnel and planners regarding both common and unusual industrial agents which may pose a threat as potential weapons of terror. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) will present an educational workshop titled ‘Chemical Agents...

2013-12-03 23:30:33

The December issue of the Journal of Medical Toxicology focuses on the use of chelating drugs for treatment of poisoning due to metals such as mercury and lead. Many of the articles are adapted from presentations delivered at the conference ‘Use & Misuse of Metal Chelation Therapy’ held at the CDC in Atlanta in 2012 and supported by the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Cooperative Agreement between ACMT and ATSDR. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB)...

2013-06-11 23:26:35

The American College of Medical Toxicology has launched a national registry of patients with snakebite, with the goals of advancing our understanding of how venoms affect the human body and improving our ability to manage the effects of envenomation. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 ACMT has launched the North American Snakebite Registry in order to create opportunities for collaborative research and education among physicians with expertise in the diagnosis and management of snake...

2013-04-30 23:03:16

The American College of Medical Toxicology launches ℠Ask A Toxicologist´ on its website. This is a public forum for dissemination of rational, evidence-based answers to questions related to human poisoning. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 There is increasing public concern regarding exposure to the innumerable potential poisons and toxic substances that exist and the risk for the adverse health effects they may pose. Media sources often provide conflicting or incorrect...

2010-07-01 15:30:00

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), the parent of Select Medical Corporation, today announced that Lisa Snyder, M.D., MPH, has joined Select Medical Corporation as Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer of its Long Term Acute Care Hospital ("LTAC") Division. In this newly created position, Dr. Snyder will work with the LTAC Division's Clinical Outcomes and Quality Department to make sure that the highest standards of...

2009-02-23 17:57:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) congressionally mandated report released on February 18, 2009 finds deficiencies in the nation's forensic science system and calls for major reforms and new research. The report also calls for the development of accreditation standards, guidelines for quality control, proficiency testing, certification and a code of ethics for experts in all aspects of forensic science. The report notes that the American...


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