Nephrotoxicity After Acute Severe Acetaminophen Poisoning in Adolescents

  title={Nephrotoxicity After Acute Severe Acetaminophen Poisoning in Adolescents},
  author={Kathy Boutis and Michael Wayne Shannon},
  journal={Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology},
  pages={441 - 445}
  • K. Boutis, M. Shannon
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology
Objective: To determine the rate of acetaminophen related nephrotoxicity in adolescents who present after acute severe acetaminophen intoxication and to identify potential predictors of this outcome. Study Design: Retrospective analysis of consecutive patients between the ages of 12 and 18 years who were admitted at a tertiary care children's hospital for treatment of acute severe acetaminophen intoxication with N-acetylcysteine. The main outcome measure was the frequency of acetaminophen… 

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