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Toxicology Fellowship

 

Research Publications - Abstracts



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Green = Fellow


Kusin S, Hatten B, Giffin S, Horowitz BZ. Participation and response times of U.S. Poison Centers in a nationwide chart review. Platform presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, October 2013.

Kusin S, Hendrickson RG. Home monitoring of select pediatric sufonylurea ingestions: a 10-year poison Center Retrospective Review. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Assembly, Puerto Rico, March 2013.

Kusin S, Burton B. Hydrofluoric acid exposures that burn the physician. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Assembly, Puerto Rico, March 2013.

Hatten BW, Lewis ME, Russell JW, Hendrickson RG. Major Bleeding Events in Salicylate Toxicity. Poster Presentation. J Med Toxicol 2013; 9(1) 82-105.

Hatten BW, Hendrickson RG, McKeown NJ, Freeman MD, Horowitz BZ. Coral Snake Envenomations 2001-2011: Antivenin Use and Outcomes. Lightning Oral Presentation. Acad Emerg Med 2013; 20(s1):S121.

Hatten BW, French LK, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Outcomes following high concentration peroxide ingestions. Platform Presentation. Clin Toxicol 2013; 51(7):582-583.

Hatten BW, French LK, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Caustic injuries following high concentration peroxide ingestions: 2001-2011. Poster Presentation. Clin Toxicol 2013; 51(7):632.

Hatten BW, French LK, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Utility of CT and HBO therapy following high concentration peroxide ingestions: 2001-2011. Poster Presentation. Clin Toxicol 2013; 51(7):632-633.

Lopez AM, Kusin S, Hatten BW, Horowitz BZ. What's the cost of better joints? move free advanced leading to hepatotoxicity. Poster Presentation. Clin Toxicol 2013; 51(7):638.

Kusin S, Hatten BW, Giffin S, Horowitz BZ. Participation and response times of U.S. poison centers in a nationwide chart review. Oral Presentation. Clin Toxicol 2013; 51(7):705-706

Russell JW, Hatten BW, Lewis ME, Hendrickson RG. Predictors of Coagulopathy and Hemorrhage in Salicylate Toxicity. Poster Presentation. Ann Emerg Med 2013; 62(4):S123.

Buser GL, Kusin S, Tesar J, Hatten B, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ, Leman R. Severe methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia from aniline substituted for 2C-E (4-Ethyl-2,5-Dimethyoxyphenethylamine) purchased on the Internet – Oregon, 2011. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2012

Hatten B, Liao M, Caruso E, Haukoos J. Change in Ethanol Related Visits and Alcohol Withdrawal Visits to the Emergency Department Following a Law to Allow Expansion of Alcohol Sales. Poster Presentation, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, Atlanta, GA 2012. Acad Emerg Med 2012; 19(4):S355.

Hatten BW, McKeown NJ, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. The epidemiology of mushroom ingestion calls to US poison control centers: 2001-2011. Platform Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):574-575.

Hatten BW, McKeown NJ, Hendrickson RG. Arginine Hydrochloride overdose in an infant. Poster Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):595-596.

Hatten BW, Bueso A, Horowitz BZ. Severe pediatric lead toxicity after ingestion of three intact rifle cartridges. Poster Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):597-598.

Williams BT, Schlein S, Caravati M, Hatten B. Botulism outbreak in a state prison from "pruno". Platform Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):611-612.

Hatten BW, Bueso A, French LK. First report of envenomation by the Great Lakes Bush Viper (Atheris nitschei). Poster Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):648.

Kusin S, Pizarro-Osilla C, Hatten BW, Hendrickson RG, West PL. Cinnamania: 15 seconds of internet fame, 3 days in the ICU. Poster Presentation, North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(7):655.

Hatten B, Kaplan B, Kim H, Ginde A. Sensitivity and Positive Predictive Value of ICD-9-CM Codes for Alcohol-Related Diagnoses in the Emergency Department. Poster Presentation. Ann Emerg Med 2012; 60(4):S33.

Kusin S, Angert T, Von Derau K, Horowitz BZ, Giffin S. Toxic Squash Syndrome: a case series of diarrheal illness following ingestion of bitter squash, 1999-2011. North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012.

Kusin S, Hendrickson RG. Cyproheptadine withdrawal with features of serotonin toxicity. North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012.

French LK, Kusin S, Hendrickson RG. Pediatric Lidocaine Toxicity Following Intraosseous Injection: A Case Series. North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(4):329

French LK, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Sodium Azide Ingestion Associated with QRS Prolongation. North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(4):352

French LK, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Delayed Bowel Necrosis Following Overdose of Sustained-Release Verapamil. North American Conference of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, October 2012. Clin Toxicol 2012; 50(4):362.

Russell JW, French LK, McKeown NJ. Repeated Vanilla Extract Overdose: A Simple Case of Ethanol Toxicity? Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology 2011, Washington, DC, Clin Toxicol 2011; 49:594

French LK, Burton BT, McKeown NJ. Metal for Money: Factitious Occupational Mercury Exposure. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology 2011, Washington, DC, Clin Toxicol 2011; 49:587

French LK, Hendrickson RG, McKeown NJ. Cefepime Induced Neurotoxicity. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology 2011, Washington, DC, Clin Toxicol 2011; 49:564

French LK, Hendrickson RG, McKeown NJ. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Salicylate Overdose in a Patient with Multi-System Trauma. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology 2011, Washington, DC, Clin Toxicol 2011; 49:541

French KL, Hendrickson RG.  Pink Disease:  Fading but hopefully not forgotten.  Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Phoenix, AZ, October 2010

French KL, Los EA, Blair BW, Chang TP, Weinberg JE, McKeown NJ. Venomous snakebites in Oregon, 2004-2008. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Denver, CO, October 2010

French KL, Hendrickson RG.  Fatal lamotrigine overdose.  Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Denver, CO, October 2010

French KL, Burton BT.  Liberty and Death. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Denver, CO, October 2010

Jones K, French LK.  Transient regional ST elevation mimicking acute myocardial infarction following intentional ibuprofen overdose.  Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Denver, CO, October 2010

Hendrickson RG, Cloutier RL, McConnell KJ.  The association of controlling pseudoephedrine availability on methamphetamine-related emergency department visits. Platform presentation at Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May, 2010

Hendrickson RG, McKeown NJ, West PL, Bactrian (double hump) pharmacokinetics in acute acetaminophen overdoses. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

McKeown NJ, West PL, Hendrickson RG, Ehlen C, Hurley WT, Von Derau K, Horowitz BZ, Ethylene Glycol Poisoning Treated Only with Fomepizole. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

McKeown NJ, West PL, Hendrickson RG, French LK, Horowitz BZ, Methanol Poisoning Treated Only with Fomepizole. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

French LK, Horowitz BZ,McKeown NJ. Hydrogen Peroxide Ingestions associated with portal venous gas and successful treatment with hyperbaric oxygen.  Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

West PL, McKeown NJ, Hendrickson RG. Methadone Overdose in a Breast-Feeding Toddler. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

West PL, McKeown NJ, Hendrickson RG. Hymenoptera Envenomation by Native US Yellowjackets. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

West PL, Hendrickson RG. Iatrogenic Intralipid Overdose in a case of Amlodipine Poisoning. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

West PL, Hendrickson RG. Strychnine Insufflation in an Adolescent. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2009

Hansen M, McKeown NJ, Horowitz BZ. Duration of Observation Predictors in Pediatric Overdose. Presented at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine National Meeting, 2009

Hedge MW, Smolinske SC, Bailey JE, Dart RC, (McKeown NJ - RADARS System Poison Center Group). Ototoxicity of Prescription Opioids.  Clin Toxicol 2009;47(7):745

Sweet LE, Zolot L, Bailey JE, Dart RC, (McKeown NJ - RADARS System Poison Group). Where Do Call Come From? Analysis of RADARS System Opioid and Stimulant Poison Center (PC) Mentions by Caller Site and Intent.  Clin Toxicol 2009;47(7):761

West PL, Hendrickson RG.  Muscular spasm with therapeutic doses of Cang Er Xi.   Platform presentation at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, September, 2008

McKeown NJ, Vetter RS, Hendrickson RG. Observational Study of Spider Bites in Oregon. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

McKeown NJ, West PL, Horowitz BZ. Survival after Massive Diphenhydramine Ingestion Requiring Hemodialysis in a Toddler. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

McKeown NJ, Burton BT. Occupational Acute Pulmonary Edema Following Refrigeration Coil Deicing. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

McKeown NJ, West PL, Hendrickson RG. Persistent Toxicity after Suboxone Ingestion in a Toddler. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

McKeown NJ, Andrus SA, Hendrickson RG, Horowitz BZ. Inhalational Mercury Exposure from Attempted Creation of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell. Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

Hurley WT, Horowitz BZ, Robertson WO, Toxicosurveillance through a Regional Teleconference: The Washington and Oregon Colchicine Cases, Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

Caravati EM, Stromness JR, Crouch BI, Yarris JP, McKeown NJ, Horowitz BZ, Pediatric Ingestion of Ant Bait Gel Resulting in Arsenic Toxicity, European Association of Toxicology. May 2008.

West PL, Horowitz BZ, Delayed Recrudescence of Aspirin to toxic Levels after Cessation of Bicarbonate Therapy, Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

West PL, Horowitz BZ, Lindgren J, Amanita smithiana Mushroom Ingestion: A Case of Delayed Renal Failure, Presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Toronto, Canada, 2008

McKeown NJ, Horowitz BZ, Bryan J. Catatonia Associated with Initiating Paliperidone Treatment. Presented October, 2007 at NACCT, New Orleans, LA

Yarris JP, Caravati ME, Horowitz BZ, Stromness, John R, Crouch BI, McKeown NJ. Pediatric Ingestion of Ant Bait Gel Results in Arsenic Toxicity. XXVIII International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists. May 2008

Hendrickson RG, Spivak L, Horowitz BZ. Clinical characteristics of methamphetamine body stuffers. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2007; 45(6): 608-609

Hendrickson RG, Cloutier RL, McConnell KJ. Methamphetamine and Emergency Department Utilization. Academic Emergency Medicine 2007; 14(5 suppl 1): S50-51

Hendrickson RG, Spivak LA. Analytical evaluation of the “DXemon juice” extraction product. Clin Toxicol. 2006; 44(5):739.

Hendrickson RG, Spivak LA, Horowitz BZ. Development of the “Fast Fact Sheets” for Emergency Department and acute care health workers for the major biological, chemical, and radiological agents. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Hendrickson RG, Morocco AP, Spivak LA, Horowitz BZ. Envenomation importation: travel toxicology – cases of scorpion envenomation after transport to non-endemic areas in luggage. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Hendrickson RG, Spivak LA, Herrick M. Ingestion of Veratrum viride (false hellebore) leading to bradycardia and hypotension in a frontier environment. Clin Toxicol. 2006; 44(5):749.

Morocco AP, Hendrickson RG. Envenomation by the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) on Guam. Clin Toxicol. 2006; 44(5):643.

Spivak LA, Norton RH, Ogden LJ, Horowitz BZ. A 23-month old male with hyponatremia, elevated liver function tests and elevated creatine kinase following methamphetamine ingestion. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Spivak LA, Daya MR, Horowitz BZ, Hendrickson RG. Delayed rise of peak acetaminophen concentration secondary to diphenhydramine co-Ingestion. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Spivak LA, Horowitz BZ, Hendrickson RG. Ingestion of mercury bichloride with acute renal failure despite early chelation. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2006; San Francisco, CA.

Greenberg MI, Hendrickson RG. Deadly in a drop (or a few drops): chemicals that can kill following very small volume skin exposures [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2005; 43(5). Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2005; Orlando, FL.

Norton RL, Bangs C. Are paramedic estimated times of arrival for trauma patients accurate? Presented at: National Association of EMS Physicians, Annual Meeting; January 2005; Naples, FL.

Norton RL, Brooks H, Newgard C. Diagnostic accuracy of urine analysis and clinical diagnosis for detecting urinary tract infections among adult females in an emergency department. Presented at: Western Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine; April 2005; Marina del Ray, CA.

Norton RL, Steinfeldt MP, Truitt CA, Adams AL, Giffin SL, Alexander JD. Hospitalized pediatric poisoned patients with and without poison center consult. Annals Emerg Med. 2005; 46(3):S50 September.

Norton RL, Chordas P, Fu R, Hedges JR. Length of stay in an emergency department observation unit is not associated with patient satisfaction [abstract]. Presented at: Western Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine; April 2005; Marina del Rey, CA; and poster presentation at: Society of Academic Emergency Medicine; May 2005; New York, NY.

Norton RL, Steinfeldt MP, Truitt CA, Adams AL, Giffin SL, Alexander JD. How accurate Is the toxic exposure surveillance system data compared to medical record data for hospitalized poisoned pediatric patients? Annals Emerg Med. 2005; 46(3):S78 September.

Spivak LA, Coopes BJ, Horowitz BZ, Dudley M, Gitomer J. The clearance of metformin and lactic acidosis via hemodialysis [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2005; 43(5):727. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2005; Orlando, FL.

Spivak LA, Horowitz BZ. Treatment of severe ethylene glycol poisoning without hemodialysis [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2005; 43(5):691. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2005; Orlando, FL.

Spivak LA, Hendrickson RG, Norton R, Horowitz BZ, Notenboom H. “Parachuting”: a novel delivery method for methamphetamine use [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2005; 43(5):664.

Spivak LA, Horowitz BZ, Timm J. Cerebral hypoperfusion following Trimix administration [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2005; 43(5):655. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2005; Orlando, FL.

Hendrickson RG, Hofrichter K. Crystal dex – purified DXM using an acid/base extraction [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2004; 42(5):757. Poster presentation at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2004; Seattle, WA.

Hendrickson RG, Morocco AP, Greenberg MI. Occupational exposure to alendronate with periorbital edema, conjunctivitis and epistaxis. Poster presentation at: European Association of Poison Control Centres International Congress; June 2004; Strasbourg, France.

Horowitz BZ, Giffin S. Primary overdose treatment by community health aides in Alaska. Presented at: 2004 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2004; Seattle, WA.

Horowitz BZ, Watson WA, Reid NE, Litovitz T. Ipecac: population density, frontier designation and poison center recommendations [abstract]. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; 2004; Seattle, WA.

Norton RL. Early goal-directed resuscitation [abstract]. Presented at: Western States Emergency Medicine Conference; January 2004; Park City, UT.

Norton RL. Emergency treatment of hypothermia [abstract]. Presented at: Northwest States Trauma Conference; April 2004; Sunriver, OR.

Norton RL, Warden CR, Ludwick A, Wasmann S, Brown M. Evaluation of antibiotic resistance patterns in emergency department patients with urinary tract infections [abstract]. Presented at: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting; May 2004; Orlando, FL.

Norton RL, Rondeau D, Vaughn K, Hedges JR. Model for inclusion of nurse practitioners in an academic department of emergency medicine. Presented at: Scientific Assembly/Research Symposium; October 2004; San Francisco, CA.

Sudakin DL. Pyrethroid insecticides: advances and limitations in biomonitoring. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 13, 2004; Seattle, WA. Abstract published in J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2004; 42(5)788.

Van Arsdale JL, Leiker RD, Kohn M, Merritt TA, Horowitz BZ. Four-year-old child with lead poisoning from a toy necklace [abstract]. Presented at: American Public Health Association 132nd Annual Meeting; 2004; Washington, DC.

Bizovi KE. Criticall ill niacin overdose [abstract]. Presented at: NACCT Annual Toxicology Meeting; September 2003; Chicago, IL.

Guest R, Halluska M, Hendrickson RG, Greenberg MI. Stroke and environmental lead exposure in adults: Is there an association? [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2003; 41(5):732. Poster presentation at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2003; Chicago, IL.

Moreno R, Sniker JS, Daya MR. EMS encounters with alcohol [abstract]. Presented at: SAEM Western Regional Research Forum; April 2003; Scottsdale, AZ.

Norton RL
, Warden C, et al. Inability to predict antimicrobial resistance of UTI pathogens in ED patients [abstract]. Poster presentation at: Western Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting; April 2003; Scottsdale, AZ.

Norton RL, Brown M, et al. Prospective evaluation of antibiotic resistance patterns in emergency department patients with urinary tract infections. Poster presentation at: Western Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting; April 2003; Scottsdale, AZ.

Snider JB, Daya MR, Moreno R. Prehospital blood glucose assessment in seizures and altered levels of consciousness [abstract]. Presented at: Prehospital Research Care Forum/EMS Today Conference; March 2003; Philadelphia, PA.

Giffin S, Heard S, Bobbink S. Continuation of poison center service during a work stoppage. Poster presentation at: 2002 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2002; Palm Springs, CA.

Giffin S, Horowitz BZ, Maskay R. Initiation of poison center service in an unserved region. Poster presentation at: 2002 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; October 2002; Palm Springs, CA.

Gunnels MD, Bangs C, Daya M, Jui J. Spatial analysis of alcohol-associated pedestrian injury [abstract]. Acad Emerg Med. 2002; 9:491-491.

Hendrickson RG, Martineau B, Morocco AP, Blum L, Greenberg MI. Adulterants and contaminants in cocaine and heroin samples [abstract]. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2002; 40(5):654. Poster presentation at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; September 2002; Palm Springs, CA.

Horowitz BZ, Rolf RC. Metformin overdose: severe lactic acidosis in the absence of renal or hepatic impairment [abstract]. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; 2002; Palm Springs, CA.

Horowitz BZ
. Polar poisons: What killed the Franklin expedition? [abstract]. Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology; 2002; Palm Springs, CA.

Norton RL. Prehospital naloxone resuscitation with subsequent refusal of treatment as a risk factor for death from opiate overdose. Poster presentation at: National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting; January 2002; Tucson, AZ.

Sudakin DL, Horowitz BZ, Giffin S. Regional variation in the incidence of symptomatic pesticide exposures: applications of GIS. Presented at: International Society for Exposure Assessment/International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Meeting; August 11, 2002; Vancouver, British Columbia. Abstract published in Epidemiology. 2002: 13(4):S208.

Thomsen C, Horowitz BZ, Sudakin DL. Improving reporting by a poison center to a pesticide poisoning surveillance system. Presented at: International Society for Exposure Assessment/International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Meeting; August 11, 2002; Vancouver, British Columbia. Abstract published in Epidemiology. 2002; 13(4):S211.