Comment on "Acute ethanol coingestion confers a lower risk of hepatotoxicity after deliberate acetaminophen overdose".

@article{Majlesi2008CommentO,
  title={Comment on "Acute ethanol coingestion confers a lower risk of hepatotoxicity after deliberate acetaminophen overdose".},
  author={N. Majlesi and H. Greller and M. Su and G. Chan},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          491-2; author reply 492
        }
}
  • N. Majlesi, H. Greller, +1 author G. Chan
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the clinical significance of acute ethanol coingestion around the time of acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose. This study prospectively examined the effect of acute ethanol coingestion on risk of hepatotoxicity among patients admitted to hospital for N-acetylcysteine (NAC) therapy after deliberate acetaminophen overdose. METHODS: This was a prospective observational study and included sequential patients who presented within 24 hours of acute acetaminophen… Expand
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