American College of Medical Toxicology

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The American College of Medical Toxicology is a professional association of medical toxicologists that was founded in 1993. Its aim is to support quality medical care for persons exposed to potentially harmful chemicals (whether medications, drugs of abuse, workplace or environmental toxins, or bioterrorism agents), and to provide training and insight to the physicians who provide this care.

History[edit]

Timeline of the organization:

Activities[edit]

The organization maintains the Toxicology Investigators Consortium database that catalogs HIPAA-compliant data regarding the clinical management of poisoned patients.[1]

Journal[edit]

The ACMT publishes the peer-reviewed medical journal Journal of Medical Toxicology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiegand, T; Wax, P; Smith, E; Hart, K; Brent, J (2013). "The Toxicology Investigators Consortium Case Registry--the 2012 experience". Journal of Medical Toxicology 9 (4): 380–404. doi:10.1007/s13181-013-0352-5. PMC 3846972. PMID 24178902.  edit

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