Dr. Allison Muller is a board-certified toxicologist (D.ABAT), fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), and registered pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology.
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Adverse drug reactions occur nearly every day and despite their dangers, they are not always obvious or reported. The scenario of a patient starting a new drug and developing well-known side effects is a very cut and dried scenario. Such a scenario is the most straightforward; however, it is not the one we hear about most often. There are some scenarios to be aware of that should send up a red flag that harm may have been done to a patient due to a medication. For attorneys, there are several questions to explore and medical resources to browse when reviewing the details of a possible medication-related case. Attorneys can do their own investigation before considering a consult with a medical expert.
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Date / Time: April 21, 2022
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Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT | Acri Muller Consulting, LLC
Dr. Allison Muller is a board-certified toxicologist (D.ABAT), fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), and registered pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. After a nearly 20-year career leading the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which included consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware, Dr. Muller is presently an independent consultant specializing in medical communications and providing expert witness testimony on cases involving medications, alcohol, chemicals, and environmental toxins. She is also adjunct faculty, teaching pharmacology and toxicology to second-year veterinary medicine students, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Muller is passionate about teaching attorneys the ins-and-outs of toxicology and has spoken at numerous legal associations.
I. Describe two types of medication errors | 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
II. List three “red flags” indicating that there may have been an adverse drug reaction | 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm
III. Identify two types of patients at higher risk for medication harm | 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm
IV. State one practical resource for information on medications | 12:45 pm – 1:00 pm