Position Paper: Single-Dose Activated Charcoal

@article{Toxicology2005PositionPS,
  title={Position Paper: Single-Dose Activated Charcoal},
  author={American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinic},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={61 - 87}
}
Single-dose activated charcoal therapy involves the oral administration or instillation by nasogastric tube of an aqueous preparation of activated charcoal after the ingestion of a poison. Volunteer studies demonstrate that the effectiveness of activated charcoal decreases with time. Data using at least 50 g of activated charcoal, showed a mean reduction in absorption of 47.3%, 40.07%, 16.5% and 21.13%, when activated charcoal was administered at 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 120 minutes and 180… 
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