Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences will host the 13th Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Toxicology, TOXOCON-13 at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (AIMS&RC) , Cochin, Kerala being organised by the Department of Emergency Medicine in collaboration with Poison Control Centre, AIMS, Cochin, under the aegis of Indian Society of Toxicology from December 20 - 21, 2019.

The theme for TOXOCON-13 is "Toxrcomythology to Toxicology", correcting common misconceptions in medical toxicology.

This conference is meant for specialists & students of Forensic Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Psychiatry, General Medicine and Paediatrics.

Kerala- home to the languid backwaters, long coastlines, sprawling tea gardens, and colourful dance forms is but a tiny sliver of paradise.

Looking forward to welcoming you all in December 2019 in Cochin.

Registration fee for ISTOLS is separate and for details contact Dr. Vivek, +91 8903455735.

Contact

  • Dr. Suraj Plllai,+91 7736645560
    (Joint Organizing Secretary)
  • Dr. Riaz Ahamed D., +91 8891219431
    (Organizing Secretary)
  • Dr. Vivek U., +91 8903455735
    (Registration Committee)
  • Dr. Karthik Nair, +91 8593879424
    (Accommodation Committee)

DAY 1 : December 20, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration  
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Inauguration  
Session I Emergency Toxicology
9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Snakebite Envenomation: Myths & Facts Dr. Gireesh Kumar K.P. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Approach to Cardiac Arrest Victim in the ED Dr. Babu Palatty Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Decontamination in Poisoning: Current Concepts Dr. Arunkumar K. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
10:30 a.m. – 10: 50 a.m. Agricultural Products Poisoning: Controversies in Management Dr. V.P. Chandrashekhar Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College Hospital, Salem, T.N.
11:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Tea Break
Session II Critical Toxicology
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Role of Extra Corporeal Life Support in the Poisoned Victim Dr. Sabarish B., Dr. Zachariah Paul Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
11:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Approach to Acid-Base Disturbances in the ICU Dr. Ansar Sheik Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Approach to Airway & Breathing Management Dr. Anoop Chakrapani Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Sepsis Management in Toxicological Emergencies Dr. Jaicob Varghese Rajagiri Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
13:00 p.m. – 14:00 p.m. Lunch
Session III General Toxicology
14:00 p.m. – 14:20 p.m. Common Withdrawal Syndromes Dr. Bharath Prasad Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
14:20 p.m. – 14: 40 p.m. Management of Dyselectrolytemias Dr. Zubair Umer Mohamed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
14:40 p.m. – 15:00 p.m. Paracetamol Overdose: Problems & Solutions Dr. Ajith V. MOSC Medical College, Kolencherry, Kochi, Kerala
15:00 p.m. – 15: 20 p.m. When to Use Antidotes in Poisoning Dr. Freston Marc Sirur Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
Session IV Forensic Toxicology
15:30 p.m. – 15:50 p.m. Medicolegal Issues in Poisoning Dr. Ramakrishnan U.K. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
15:50 p.m. – 16:10 p.m. Suicidal Poisoning Dr. Vivekanshu Verma Medanta Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana
16:10 p.m. – 16: 30 p.m. Homicidal Poisoning Dr. V.V. Pillay Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
16:30 p.m. – 16:50 p.m. Medicolegal Issues in Substance Abuse Dr. Prateek Rastogi Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
17:00 p.m. – 17: 30 p.m. High Tea
17:30 p.m. – 18:30 p.m. TOXIQUIZ - 2019  
19:30 p.m. Banquet

DAY 2 : December 21, 2019

Session V Analytical Toxicology
9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Clinician’s Expectations in Analytical Toxicology Dr. Narendranath Jena Meenakshi Mission Hospital, Madurai, T.N.
9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Utility of Toxicological Analysis in Poisoning & Overdose Ms. Arathy S.L. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Futility of Toxicological Analysis in Poisoning & Overdose Dr. V.V. Pillay Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Clinical Versus Forensic Toxicology Dr. S. Senthil Kumaran Manian Medical Centre, Erode, T.N.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tea Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion:
  • Moderator
TOPICS:
  • Critical Toxicology
  • Emergency Toxicology
  • General Toxicology
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Analytical Toxicology
  • Dr. V.V. Pillay
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala

PANELISTS:

  • Dr. Naveen Mohan
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
  • Dr. Sreekrishnan T.P.
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
  • Dr. Jayaraj M. Balakrishnan
    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka
  • Dr. Prateek Rastogi
    Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Ms. Arathy S.L.
    Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
12:00 p.m. – 13:00 p.m. Poster Evaluation  
13:00 p.m. – 14:00 p.m. Lunch
14:00 p.m. – 17:00 p.m.
  • ISTOLS (Basic) – 20 participants
  • Scientific Paper Session
 
17:00 p.m. – 17:15 p.m. High Tea
17:15 p.m. – 18:00 p.m. Valediction, Awards & Certificates

The Abstract must be structured, typed in English using MS-Word format with double spacing and Times New Roman (font size 12). Title should be in upper case (font size 14). Abstract should not exceed 300 words and must be followed by 3-5 key words. The names of authors and affiliations should follow immediately under the title, highlighting the name of presenting author. DO NOT include degrees or professional designations. Original research, review papers, case studies, case series, etc., are welcome for presentation.

Only one paper/poster per delegate is permitted. Final decision regarding the type of presentation (Paper/Poster) rests with the organising committee. Details for paper/poster presentation will be Informed to participants along with acceptance letter.

Paper/Poster presentation and entry to Award Session is restricted to Life/Annual Members of the Indian Society of Toxicology. Non-members can avail the opportunity to compete in the Award Session by enrolling as either Annual or Life Member of IST. Best Paper/Poster In Faculty and PG category will be awarded separately. The newly enrolled members can also reap the benefits of getting their papers published in the prestigious Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology (JIST) as per the rules and regulations of the Society.

  • Last Date of Abstract Submission : l0th December 2019
  • Intimation of Acceptance : 15th December 2019


     

Patrons

Scientific Committee Members

Organizing Chairman

Organizing Vice Chairman

Scientific Committee Chairman

Scientific Committee Vice Chairman

  • Dr. Sabarish B Nair

Organizing Secretaries

  • Dr. Riaz Ahamed D
  • Dr. Vivek U.

Joint Organizing Secretaries

  • Dr. Suraj Pillai
  • Dr. Karthik Nair

Treasurer

  • Dr. Sreekrishnan T. P.
     

Organizing Committee Members

  • Dr. Poornima Gopalan
  • Dr. Prannoy George
  • Dr. Sana Kurian
  • Dr. Manna Maria
  • Dr. Kathyayini V. R.
  • Dr. Nirmal Kumar V.
  • Dr. Athira Aji
  • Mr. Satheesh Pankan
  • Commencement of Registration : October 01, 2019
  • Last Date of Registration : December 18, 2019

Bank Details

Account Name : AETCM
Bank Name : Dhanlaxmi Bank
Bank Account No : 015500100194823
Branch: EDAPPALLY
IFSC code : DLXB0000155

The hotel booking can be done by the accommodation committee If Informed latest by 30th November 2019, and Advance for accommodation booking will be levied as one-day charge based upon the type of room preferred.

NOTE : There will be a TOXIQUIZ for PG & UG students on Basic Medical Toxicology during t he conference and winners will be awarded by IST.

Nearest airport is cochin international airport, which is 22 kms away and takes about 45 minutes to reach by Road.

There are three railway stations in the vicinity.

  • Edapally stn (4 km)
  • Ernakulam town stn (9 km)
  • Ernakulam junction stn (11 km)

Regular bus services are provided by The kerala state road transport Corporation.

Metro services are available for travelling within the city.

Event Details
Date: 
2019-12-20 09:00 to 2019-12-21 16:00
ORGANIZED BY:
School: 
School of Medicine
Campus: 
Kochi