P A Chyka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The history of poisoning in the future: lessons from Star Trek
    P A Chyka
    Southern Poison Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:793-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of acetylcysteine in treating poisonings and adverse drug reactions
    P A Chyka
    The University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA
    Drug Saf 22:123-48. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Reporting of adverse drug reactions by poison control centres in the US
    P A Chyka
    University of Tennessee, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics and Southern Poison Center, Memphis, USA
    Drug Saf 23:87-93. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Poison control centers and state-specific poisoning mortality rates
    P A Chyka
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Med Care 39:654-60. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement process in the adherence to gastric decontamination guidelines for poison exposures as recommended by a poison control center
    Peter A Chyka
    Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:263-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists as clinical toxicologists: reflections on evolution, challenges, and opportunities
    Peter A Chyka
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1708-11. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Ferrous sulfate adsorption by activated charcoal
    P A Chyka
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Vet Hum Toxicol 43:11-3. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Tricyclic antidepressant poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Alan D Woolf
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:203-33. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dextromethorphan poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Peter A Chyka
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:662-77. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Elizabeth J Scharman
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:737-52. 2007

Collaborators

  • Alan D Woolf
  • Daniel J Cobaugh
  • Anthony S Manoguerra
  • E Martin Caravati
  • Elizabeth J Scharman
  • Andrew R Erdman
  • William G Troutman
  • Gwenn Christianson
  • Lisa L Booze
  • Paul M Wax
  • Kent R Olson
  • Daniel C Keyes
  • Lewis S Nelson
  • Richard C Dart
  • Lisa Booze

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The history of poisoning in the future: lessons from Star Trek
    P A Chyka
    Southern Poison Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:793-9. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Utility of acetylcysteine in treating poisonings and adverse drug reactions
    P A Chyka
    The University of Tennessee, Memphis 38163, USA
    Drug Saf 22:123-48. 2000
    ..The diverse and positive nature of the investigations suggest that there is considerable promise in acetylcysteine as a research tool and pharmacological agent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reporting of adverse drug reactions by poison control centres in the US
    P A Chyka
    University of Tennessee, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics and Southern Poison Center, Memphis, USA
    Drug Saf 23:87-93. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Poison control centers and state-specific poisoning mortality rates
    P A Chyka
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Med Care 39:654-60. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement process in the adherence to gastric decontamination guidelines for poison exposures as recommended by a poison control center
    Peter A Chyka
    Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:263-7. 2006
    ..Adherence to new guidelines for the use of ipecac syrup, gastric lavage, cathartics, and activated charcoal by a poison control center was studied with a quality improvement framework...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists as clinical toxicologists: reflections on evolution, challenges, and opportunities
    Peter A Chyka
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1708-11. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Ferrous sulfate adsorption by activated charcoal
    P A Chyka
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacoeconomics, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Vet Hum Toxicol 43:11-3. 2001
    ..These results indicate that activated charcoal may prove an effective therapy for acute iron poisoning and further investigation is warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tricyclic antidepressant poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Alan D Woolf
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:203-33. 2007
    ..12) For TCA-associated convulsions, benzodiazepines are recommended (Grade D). 13) Flumazenil is not recommended for patients with TCA poisoning (Grade D)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dextromethorphan poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Peter A Chyka
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:662-77. 2007
    ..11) Carefully ascertain by history whether other drugs, such as acetaminophen, were involved in the incident and assess the risk for toxicity or for a drug interaction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Elizabeth J Scharman
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:737-52. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotic medication poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Daniel J Cobaugh
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:918-42. 2007
    ..12) Depending on the specific circumstances, follow-up calls should be made to determine outcome at appropriate intervals based on the clinical judgment of the poison center staff (Grade D)...
  12. doi request reprint Elemental mercury exposure: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    E Martin Caravati
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 46:1-21. 2008
    ..11) Do not discard elemental mercury in household trash, plumbing drains, or sewer systems. Consult local authorities for the proper disposal of low-level elemental mercury-contaminated household items and thermometers (Grade D)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Salicylate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Peter A Chyka
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:95-131. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-acting anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    E Martin Caravati
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:1-22. 2007
    ..11) Patients with dermal exposures should be decontaminated by washing the skin with mild soap and water (Grade D). 12) The administration of vitamin K is not recommended prior to evaluation for coagulopathy (Grade D)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Camphor Poisoning: an evidence-based practice guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Anthony S Manoguerra
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 44:357-70. 2006
    ..It is unlikely that symptoms will progress once the patient is removed from the exposure environment (Grade D)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diphenhydramine and dimenhydrinate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Elizabeth J Scharman
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 44:205-23. 2006
    ..16) Physostigmine should be reserved for administration in a hospital (Grade D). 17) Benzodiazepines may be administered by EMS personnel if agitation or seizures are present, and if authorized by EMS medical direction (Grade D)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Acetaminophen poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Richard C Dart
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 44:1-18. 2006
    ..However, the effects of other drugs might require referral to an emergency department in accordance with the poison center's normal triage criteria. 2) The use of cimetidine as an antidote is not recommended (Grade A)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Calcium channel blocker ingestion: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Kent R Olson
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, 3201 New Mexico Ave, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:797-822. 2005
    ..7) Depending on the specific circumstances, follow-up calls should be made to determine outcome at appropriate intervals based on the clinical judgment of the poison center staff (Grade D)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Iron ingestion: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Anthony S Manoguerra
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:553-70. 2005
    ..These patients should not need referral or prolonged observation. Depending on the specific circumstances, follow-up calls might be indicated (Grade C)...
  20. ncbi request reprint beta-blocker ingestion: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Paul M Wax
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:131-46. 2005
    ..Routine 24-hour admission of an asymptomatic patient who has unintentionally ingested a sustained-release preparation is not warranted (Grade D)...
  21. doi request reprint Valproic acid poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management
    Anthony S Manoguerra
    American Association of Poison Control Centers, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 46:661-76. 2008
    ..10) A benzodiazepine can be administered by EMS personnel if convulsions are present and if authorized by EMS medical direction, expressed by written treatment protocol or policy, or if there is direct medical oversight (Grade C)...