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2006 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data System (NPDS)
Abstract Background: The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC; http://www.aapcc.org ) maintains the National Poison Data System (NPDS). Today, 60 of the nation's 61 US poison centersExpand
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Acetaminophen Hepatotoxicity: The First 35 Years
  • B. Rumack
  • Medicine
  • Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology
  • 1 January 2002
The acetaminophen nomogram including its uses and limitations is discussed as well as the development of the N-acetylcysteine protocol. While it has taken many years to elucidate the geneticExpand
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Acetaminophen overdose. 662 cases with evaluation of oral acetylcysteine treatment.
Six hundred sixty-two consecutive patients with acetaminophen overdoses were evaluated. Those at risk on the basis of their acetaminophen blood levels, as plotted on the study nomogram, were treatedExpand
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Acetaminophen poisoning and toxicity.
Acetaminophen (paracetamol in British literature) is a metabolite of phenacetin which has become increasingly popular as a substitute for salicylates.1 The popularity of acetaminophen has beenExpand
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Efficacy of oral N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of acetaminophen overdose. Analysis of the national multicenter study (1976 to 1985)
During the investigational use of oral N-acetylcysteine as an antidote for poisoning with acetaminophen, 11,195 cases of suspected acetaminophen overdose were reported. We describe the outcomes ofExpand
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2011 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 29th Annual Report
Abstract Background: This is the 29th Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) National Poison Data System (NPDS). As of 1 July 2011, 57 of the nation's poisonExpand
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2007 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data System (NPDS): 25th Annual Report
Background: This report is the 25th Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC; http://www.aapcc.org) National Poison Data System (NPDS). During 2007, 60 of theExpand
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2010 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 28th Annual Report
Abstract Background: This is the 28th Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) National Poison Data System (NPDS). All US poison centers upload case dataExpand
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Clinical toxicology of cyanide.
Cyanide poisoning causes a high incidence of severe symptomatology and fatality. There are numerous sources of potential cyanide exposure. Without the history of cyanide exposure, diagnosis is oftenExpand
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Pediatric fatalities associated with over the counter (nonprescription) cough and cold medications.
STUDY OBJECTIVE The use of nonprescription cough and cold medicines is widespread, but their use has been sporadically associated with severe toxicity and death. We evaluate the role of theseExpand
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