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Estimated Salicylate Serum Levels

Specialty:

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

Objective:

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Description:

In older children and adults, the serum salicylate level corresponds well with severity of salicylate intoxication. In younger children, the correlation is less predictable. If the amount of salicylate ingested is known, then it is possible to estimate the peak serum salicylate level.

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