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Research & Reviews  7 results

Fomepizole as an Adjunctive Treatment in Severe Acetaminophen Toxicity.
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Shah KR, Beuhler MC

Dec 2nd, 2019 - A 33-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a chief complaint of abdominal pain after taking #50 500 mg acetaminophen tablets over the preceding two days. He was tachycardic and tachypneic, and the initial labs were notable for a...

Preoperative cesarean delivery intravenous acetaminophen treatment for postoperative pa...
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Towers CV, Shelton S et. al.

Dec 25th, 2017 - The United States currently has an opioid use disorder epidemic and research evaluating ways to minimize the use of opioids postsurgery are needed. One of these options is intravenous acetaminophen. If the use of preoperative intravenous acetamino...

Gabapentin overdose in a military beneficiary.
Military Medicine; Schauer SG, Varney SM

Jun 15th, 2013 - We report the case of a 59-year-old military beneficiary that presented to the emergency department after ingesting approximately 90 g of gabapentin immediate-release capsules during a deliberate self-harm attempt. Her serum gabapentin level was 7...

A case of nondiabetic ketoacidosis in third term twin pregnancy.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Scholte JB, Boer WE

Jul 14th, 2012 - We report on a case of nondiabetic ketoacidosis due to mild starvation in a third term twin pregnancy. The aim was to present a case report and review of the literature in nondiabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy, including precipitating factors and ...

Acetaminophen psi parameter: a useful tool to quantify hepatotoxicity risk in acute ace...
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Chomchai S, Chomchai C et. al.

Aug 9th, 2011 - The risk of hepatotoxicity secondary to acute acetaminophen overdose is related to serum acetaminophen concentration and lag time from ingestion to N-acetylcysteine (NAC) therapy. Psi (Greek letter ψ) is a toxicokinetic parameter that takes the ac...

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Etiology of Fulminant Liver Failure Is Often a Mystery

Jul 25th, 2005 - Action Points Advise patients who ask that fulminant hepatic failure can result from a wide variety of causes, of which viral or toxin-induced (particularly acetaminophen) hepatitis are the most common. Advise them also that the only therapy prove...

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