Associate Professor Anselm Wong MBBS DipTox PhD FACEM FAACT FACMT is a Clinical Toxicologist and Emergency Physician at the Victorian Poisons Information Centre and Austin Toxicology Unit at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne. He also consults for the national toxicology network.
He completed a PhD in the risk prediction and management of paracetamol overdose. His research focussed on decreasing adverse reactions from the antidotal treatment and trials on shortening the treatment time of paracetamol overdose from 20 to 12 hours in selected patients.He also has an interest in global toxicology education and research. Dr Wong is the Project Director of the Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP) (www.acmt.net/GETUP.html) run through the American College of Medical Toxicology. This project aims to connect countries with and without toxicology services.Anselm's Toxicology research interests include paracetamol poisoning management and risk prediction, drug trials, novel biomarker research, drug pharmacokinetics in poisoning, global toxicology, cannabis and related therapies and epidemiological studies.He is a member of numerous professional associations including TAPNA, APAMT, ACMT, AACT and ACEM. He is involved in international research collaborations producing guidelines for management of poisoning.
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Updated guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealan..
Liraglutide toxicity presenting to the emergency department: A case report and literature ..
Prolonged coma resulting from massive levothyroxine overdose and the utility of N-terminal..
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A case of accidental neonatal paracetamol overdose with prolonged half-life and measured metabolites
Monica Abadier, Anselm Wong, Paul Stathakis, John Singsit, Melanie Pillay, Andis Graudins
Journal article | 2019 | Clinical Toxicology
INTRODUCTION: Limited data exist regarding paracetamol metabolism after overdose in the neonate. We report a case of repeated supr..
Updated guidelines for the management of paracetamol poisoning in Australia and New Zealand.
Angela L Chiew, David Reith, Adam Pomerleau, Anselm Wong, Katherine Z Isoardi, Jessamine Soderstrom, Nicholas A Buckley
Journal article | 2019 | Medical Journal of Australia
INTRODUCTION: Paracetamol is a common agent taken in deliberate self-poisoning and in accidental overdose in adults and children. ..
Trends in self-poisoning and psychotropic drug use in people aged 5-19 years: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Australia
Rose Cairns, Emily A Karanges, Anselm Wong, Jared A Brown, Jeff Robinson, Sallie-Anne Pearson, Andrew H Dawson, Nicholas A Buckley
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open
Paracetamol metabolite concentrations following low risk overdose treated with an abbreviated 12-h versus 20-h acetylcysteine infusion.
Anselm Wong, Natalie Homer, James W Dear, Kay Weng Choy, James Doery, Andis Graudins
Journal article | 2019 | Clinical Toxicology
CONTEXT: To compare degree of liver injury and paracetamol metabolite concentrations after treatment with standard of care (20-h) ..
Letter in response to Riggan et al. Re: External validation of the paracetamol-aminotransferase multiplication product to predict hepatotoxicity from paracetamol overdose
Anselm Yao Ming Wong, Marco LA Sivilotti, Paul I Dargan, David Michael Wood, Shaun L Greene
Journal article | 2015 | Clinical Toxicology
The Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP): an Analysis of the First Year of a Novel Toxicology Education Project
Anselm Wong, Rais Vohra, Anne-Michelle Ruha, Zeff Koutsogiannis, Kimberlie Graeme, Paul Dargan, David M Wood, Shaun L Greene
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Medical Toxicology
Deliberate fingolimod overdose presenting with delayed hypotension and bradycardia responsive to atropine.
M Stephenson, A Wong, JA Rotella, N Crump, F Kerr, SL Greene
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of Medical Toxicology
INTRODUCTION: Fingolimod is an immunomodulating agent used in multiple sclerosis (MS). It is a sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) recep..
Post-traumatic stress impacts on quality of life in children after road traffic accidents: prospective study.
Markus A Landolt, Margarete E Vollrath, Hanspeter E Gnehm, Felix H Sennhauser
Journal article | 2009 | Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
OBJECTIVE: There is little knowledge on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of injured children and adolescents after road traf..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Early Career Fellowship
International Development Fund
Postgraduate Publication Award
MTF Innovative Teaching and Research Award
Morson Taylor Award-Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Australian Postgraduate Award
FACMT-Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology
FACEM - Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Medicine - Austin Health
Doctor of Philosophy
Bachelor Medicine Bachelor of Surgery