Shaun L Greene
Affiliation: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
- Relative safety of hyperinsulinaemia/euglycaemia therapy in the management of calcium channel blocker overdose: a prospective observational studyShaun L Greene
Medical Toxicology Unit, Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Avonley Rd, New Cross, SE14 5ER London, UK
Intensive Care Med 33:2019-24. 2007..To examine the clinical safety of hyperinsulinaemia/euglycaemia therapy (HIET) in calcium channel blocker (CCB) poisoning...
- Paracetamol availability and recent changes in paracetamol poisoning: is the 1998 legislation limiting availability of paracetamol being followed?S L Greene
Guy s and St Thomas s Poisons Unit, Avonley Road, New Cross, London SE14 5ER UK
Postgrad Med J 82:520-3. 2006..To determine the degree of adherence to legislation introduced in 1998 restricting the availability of over the counter paracetamol...
- Prehospital activated charcoal: the way forwardS L Greene
National Poisons Information Service London, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust, UK
Emerg Med J 22:734-7. 2005..The authors sought to determine the current attitudes of ambulance NHS trusts to recent recommendations that the administration of SDAC should be considered as a prehospital therapy...
- Acute poisoning: understanding 90% of cases in a nutshellS L Greene
National Poisons Information Service London, Guy s and St Thomas s NHS Trust, UK
Postgrad Med J 81:204-16. 2005..Specific aspects of common paediatric poisonings are reviewed...
- Doctors and nurses estimation of the weight of patients: A preventable source of systematic errorShaun Greene
National Poisons Information Service, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust, London, UK
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 42:611-5. 2004..Although accurate determination of body weight is important in the management of the poisoned patient, many patients have their weight estimated rather than formally measured...
- Status epilepticus following intentional overdose of fluvoxamine: a case report with serum fluvoxamine concentrationDavid M Wood
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:791. 2007..We report a patient with status epilepticus requiring quadruple anti-convulsant treatment following a fluvoxamine overdose...
- Case series of individuals with analytically confirmed acute mephedrone toxicityDavid M Wood
Department of Clinical Toxicology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Guy s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, UK
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 48:924-7. 2010..Previous reports of acute toxicity/harm associated with mephedrone use have been based on self-reported mephedrone use; toxicological screening has not been undertaken in these cases to determine whether mephedrone has been used...
- Is cocaine use recognised as a risk factor for acute coronary syndrome by doctors in the UK?David M Wood
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Postgrad Med J 83:325-8. 2007..The management of cocaine-induced ACS/AMI is different to classical atheromatous ACS/MI, because the mechanisms are different...
- What evidence is there that the UK should tackle the potential emerging threat of methamphetamine toxicity rather than established recreational drugs such as MDMA ('ecstasy')?D M Wood
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Avonley Road, London SE14 5ER, UK
QJM 101:207-13. 2008..There is increasing interest in whether methamphetamine is an emerging recreational drug in the UK...
- Medical and legal confusion surrounding gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and its precursors gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) and 1,4-butanediol (1,4BD)D M Wood
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Avonley Road, London, UK
QJM 101:23-9. 2008..However, its precursors gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) and 1,4-butanediol (1,4BD) remain legally available despite having similar clinical effects...
- Five-year trends in self-reported recreational drugs associated with presentation to a UK emergency department with suspected drug-related toxicityDavid M Wood
Department of Clinical Toxicology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and King s Health Partners, London, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 20:263-7. 2013..This study aims to determine whether there have been similar trends in the drug(s) used by individuals presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute recreational drug toxicity...
- Improvement in the pre-hospital care of recreational drug users through the development of club specific ambulance referral guidelinesDavid M Wood
Guy s and St, Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Avonley Road, London, SE14 5ER, UK
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:14. 2008....
- Doctors' knowledge of the appropriate use and route of administration of antidotes in the management of recreational drug toxicityS Lidder
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London SE14 5ER, UK
Emerg Med J 25:820-3. 2008..Some controversies surround the use of some of these antidotes, especially flumazenil in benzodiazepine toxicity. There are no previously published data on doctors' knowledge of the use of these specific antidotes...
- Emergency department presentations with suspected acute coronary syndrome--frequency of self-reported cocaine useChristopher R Bishop
Emergency Department, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 17:164-6. 2010..In conclusion, self-reported recent cocaine use was documented in a clinically significant minority of patients with suspected myocardial ischaemia/ACS...
- Gut decontamination of acutely poisoned patients: what do doctors really know about it?David Michael Wood
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, SE14 5ER, UK
Emerg Med J 24:774-5. 2007..Future guidelines should be published in journals more widely read by those doctors treating poisoned patients...
- What's being used to spike your drink? Alleged spiked drink cases in inner city LondonS L Greene
Guys and St Thomas Poisons Unit, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Postgrad Med J 83:754-8. 2007..To determine the incidence and character of drink spiking in an urban population of patients within the UK presenting to an emergency department concerned they had consumed a deliberately contaminated drink...
- Improvement in the management of acutely poisoned patients using an electronic database, prospective audit and targeted educational interventionS L Greene
Guy s and St Thomas Poisons Unit, London, UK
Postgrad Med J 84:603-8. 2008..The need to improve the clinical assessment and management of acutely poisoned patients presenting to an NHS hospital emergency department (ED)...
- Multiple toxicity from 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine ("ecstasy")Shaun L Greene
National Poisons Information Service, Emergency Department, Guy s and St Thomas National Health Service Trust, and the Emergency Department, Kings College Hospital, London, UK
Am J Emerg Med 21:121-4. 2003..This report highlights a relationship between serum concentrations and toxic effects of MDMA, and the ongoing need to educate the public about the dangers of this substance...
- Australian Clinical Toxicology Investigators Collaboration randomized trial of different loading infusion rates of N-acetylcysteineIndika Bandara Gawarammana
Ann Emerg Med 47:124; author reply 124-5. 2006