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Programs & Services


Medical Toxicology Clinic

Evaluates, diagnoses, and makes recommendations for the management of patients who have been exposed to potentially toxic substances including those of a chemical, pharmaceutical, or natural origin.

This clinic is a monthly clinic designed to provide evaluation, diagnosis, and recommendations for management of adult patients in Alberta with any of the following:

  • exposures to potentially toxic substances such as metals (e.g. lead, mercury), pesticides, gases, particulate matter, and other hazardous materials
  • adverse events resulting from exposures to pharmaceuticals, drugs of abuse, occupational and environmental toxins, and natural toxins (e.g. rattlesnake venom)
  • those requiring interpretation of toxicological tests already performed (e.g. trace element screens) or opinions regarding therapy (e.g. chelation)

This clinic does not provide services:

  • to patients who are acutely ill
  • related to management of substance abuse/dependence/addiction,
  • for multiple chemical/environmental sensitivities or mold exposures
  • for evaluation of drug allergy

Contact Details

Rockyview General Hospital

Address
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2V 1P9
Telephone
403-944-6950
Fax
403-944-6987
Getting There

Parking available

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Hours of Operation
Note

Contact for details.  Clinics are held on a monthly basis.

Access
Service Providers May Include
medical toxicologists, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Adults 18 years and older;

  • with exposures to potentially toxic substances
  • experiencing adverse events from exposures to pharmaceuticals, drugs or abuse, or occupations, environmental or natural toxins
  • who are not acutely or emergenty ill
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services