Acute versus chronic alcohol consumption in acetaminophen‐induced hepatotoxicity

@article{Schmidt2002AcuteVC,
  title={Acute versus chronic alcohol consumption in acetaminophen‐induced hepatotoxicity},
  author={Lars Ebbe Schmidt and Kim Peder Dalhoff and Henrik Enghusen Poulsen},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={35}
}
The aim of this study was to determine by multivariate analysis how alcohol and other factors affect the clinical course and outcome in patients with acetaminophen (paracetamol) poisoning. A total of 645 consecutive patients admitted from 1994 to 2000 with single‐dose acetaminophen poisoning were studied, giving special attention to alcohol history, time between overdose and intravenous N‐acetylcysteine (NAC) treatment (“time to NAC”), and other data available at the time of admittance. Up… 

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