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Juris Medicus has a board-certified emergency medicine specialist who is additionally certified in medical toxicology.
Toxicology is the branch of science concerned with the nature, effects, and detection of poisons. Medical toxicology is a subspecialty of medicine focusing on toxicology and providing the diagnosis, management, and prevention of poisoning and other adverse effects due to medications, occupational and environmental toxicants, and biological agents.
Medical toxicologists are physicians that are involved in the care of people who come into contact with drugs, substances or other agents causing potentially adverse health effects. Toxicologists are trained to treat injuries and poisonings resulting from exposure to chemicals and biological agents including both legal and illegal drugs as well as environmental hazards. Additionally, medical toxicologists can focus on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of withdrawal conditions and addiction.