Past year's winners

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The Taylor & Francis Awards

The Taylor & Francis Awards are offered two the Best Case Report and the Best Scientific Presentation.

Since 2008 Taylor & Francis offers two awards for the Best Case Report and the Best Scientific Presentation.

Any original submission to the meeting of a) a scientific presentation of b) a single case report or a small number of cases, via the usual abstract submission process can be considered for these awards, except for invited keynote or plenary lectures and those that have already been short-listed for the Young Investigator's Award. There are no restrictions on age and authors do not have to be EAPCCT members.

All original submitted abstracts are subject to a blinded reviewing process involving at least eight separate reviewers. Accepted abstracts are short-listed on the basis of the eligibility criteria and overall mean quality scores provided by teh reviewers. Short listed authors are informed in advance of the meeting. The winners are chosen by a panel of at least three judges. Their decision will be final.

Winners will be awarded a certificate, expedited publication of their presentation in Clincal Toxicology (subject to acceptance via the usual manuscript review process) and 500 USD.

2018 Winners

Best Scientific Presentations:

Psychoactive synthetic cathinones elicit mitochondrial myotoxicity by different mechanisms .
Zhou X, Paech F, Luethi D, Liechti ME, Krähenbühl S.
1. Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel and University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland;

Changes with time in analytically confirmed exposure to novel psychoactive substances (NPS) in patients with severe clinical toxicity in the UK .
Thomas SHL (1), Dunn MD (1), Hill SL (2), Tucker S (3), Wood DM (4), Dargan PI (4), Grundlingh J (5), Jarman H (6), Keating L (7), Kataria H (8), Eddleston M (9), Officer J (10), Cooper J (11), Baombe J (12), Thornley J (13), Parris R (14).
1. Health Protection Research Unit for Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom;
2. Clinical Toxicology Service, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, United Kingdom;
3. Emergency Department, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool, United Kingdom;
4. Clinical Toxicology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s Health Partners, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College, London, United Kingdom;
5. Emergency Department, Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom;
6. Emergency Department, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom;
7. Emergency Department, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, United Kingdom;
8. Emergency Department, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Whiston, United Kingdom;
9. Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom;
10. Scottish Police Authority Forensic Services, Edinburgh, United Kingdom;
11. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom;
12. Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom;
13. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Leeds, United Kingdom;
14. Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Bolton, United Kingdom;

Best Case Reports:

Diffuse alveolar damage (chemical pneumonitis) after inhalation of nitrogen oxides fumes by an electroplating worker.
De Capitani EM (1), Borrasca-Fernandes CF (1), Guimarães PV (1), Prado CC (1), Ribeiro DL (2), Jesus JC (3), Oliveira BCMT (3), Baretchi F (1)
1. Campinas Poison Control Center, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil;
2. Emergency Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil;
3. Pulmonology Division, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

Severe suicidal self-poisoning with massive dose of potassium ferricyanide: risk of life-threating hyperkalemia and acute renal failure.
Lischkova L (1), Pelclova D (1), Hlusicka J (1), Navratil T (1), Kadlec V (2), Zakharov S (1)
1. Department of Occupational Medicine, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Toxicological Information Centre, General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic;
2. Pardubice Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Pardubice, Czech Republic