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IPC: Providing Toxicology Consults in Illinois

Posted: March 15th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »
Cardiologist:  a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
Neurologist:  a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
Nephrologist: a physician who specializes in diseases of the kidneys.
Medical Toxicologist: a specialist on the care of patients exposed to potentially hazardous or poisonous substances

The practice of medicine is an increasingly complex academic discipline, and much like raising a family, sometimes it ‘takes a village’ of specialists to provide the best, most timely care available.  Read more »


A Day In the Life of a Poison Center

Posted: February 11th, 2010 | Tags: , , | 23 Comments »

We hope you enjoyed our day in the life of the Poison Center blog-a-thon yesterday.  Those 282 cases represent just a single day here at IPC; that translates to over 100,000 people that we help each year in Illinois.  Hopefully after reading these sample cases, you’ve learned that the IPC can help with just about any substance out there, and that there is no reason to feel embarrassed or ashamed to call, because we really have heard it all!  To view the cases again, click on any/all the following hourly posts: Read more »