Acetaminophen is in everyone's medicine cabinet. This makes it one of the more common intoxications. At first blush, this might seem like an easy topic: apply the nomogram, then give acetylcysteine. Unfortunately, it's not quite that simple. There are a variety of different presentations (e.g. acute, chronic, delayed), many of which will confound the nomogram. Treatment of the most extreme form (massive acetaminophen intoxication) remains debatable.
The IBCC chapter is located here.
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