IBCC chapter & cast: Acetaminophen toxicity

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.  … Continue reading IBCC chapter & cast: Acetaminophen toxicity