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Flashcards in T2-Acetaminophen Poisoning Deck (6):
1

____ is a common acute poison in children, but seldom chronic

Acetaminophen

2

What happens 2-4 hours after acetaminophen poisonings?

May have complete recovery after this stage

NV
Anorexia
Sweating
Pallor

3

When is the latent period of acetaminophen poisoning?

24-36 hours

4

When is the Hepatic damage stage and what happens?

36 hours to 7-8 days;

Pain in RUQ
JAUNDICE
Coagulation problems
Confusion
Stupor

5

Survival phase: if pt. survives, SGOT begins to ____ and recovery occurs

Decrease

(idk what SGOT is??)

6

With all stages of acetaminophen poisoning, serum acetaminophen levels drawn at least ___ after ingestion. What tests are done if indicated?

4 hours

Liver and renal tests

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