Paracetamol intoxication: development of an action algorithm for quick and effective treatment
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORGADO, Manuel (University of Beira Interior, Health Science Faculty, Covilhã, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Ana Coelho:Health Science Faculty,University of Beira Interior,Covilhã,Portugal|Sandra Morgado:Pharmaceutical Services,Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira,Covilhã,Portugal|Ema Paulino:,Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society,Lisbon,Portugal|Manuel Morgado:Health Science Faculty,University of Beira Interior,Covilhã,Portugal;Pharmaceutical Services,Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira,Covilhã,Portugal
The accidental doses of paracetamol resulting from self-medication are the principal cause of poisoning. Although paracetamol is well tolerated, treatment of poisoning can lead to death if it is not appropriate and at correct time. So, it is essential a fast acting and effective treatment.
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