Paediatric exploratory ingestions of paracetamol.

  title={Paediatric exploratory ingestions of paracetamol.},
  author={Paul A Gee and Michael W. Ardagh},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  volume={111 1066},
AIM To review paediatric exploratory ingestions of paracetamol presenting to Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department. METHOD A retrospective review of all paediatric patients presenting with paracetamol ingestion over a 12 month period. RESULTS During the study period there were 88 paediatric presentations for possible toxic ingestions involving paracetamol and 85 of these were exploratory self-ingestion. The male to female ratio was 43:42 and the mean age was 35 months. Paracetamol… CONTINUE READING

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