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Risk Factors for Severe Hepatotoxicity in Patient with Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) Poisoning

Purpose:

To identify a patient presenting soon after an acetaminophen overdose who may be at increased risk for hepatotoxicity.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T39.1

Description:

Certain conditions may increase the risk that a patient with acetaminophen (paracetamol) poisoning will develop severe hepatotoxicity.

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