Know your QTc and QRS prolongers. Know the criteria for diagnosing tricyclic antidepressant overdose based on ECG findings. Remember sodium bicarbonate.
Toxicology SAQ answers must follow the proforma laid out in the Tox Book: remember risk assessment, decontamination, enhanced elimination, antidotes… if you can’t use a technique (ie. doesn’t respond to charcoal) say you can’t use decontamination, but still mention it.
Toxicology is a mammoth topic and comes up all the time. You need to master it to succeed. Consider it your nemesis.
General toxicology fact sheet Includes decontamination and antidote info
NMS vs EPSE vs SS vs MH fact sheet Guess the abbreviations!
Paracetamol OD fact sheet VITAL KNOWLEDGE
Tricyclic antidepressant OD fact sheet VITAL KNOWLEDGE
For envenomations: see environmental.