INFORMATION FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALSMANAGEMENT OF THE POISONED PATIENT
The National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) recommendations for management of a paracetamol overdose have been changed. This follows recent approval by the Irish Medicines Board of simplified guidance on the treatment of paracetamol overdose with intravenous acetylcysteine (Parvolex).
Key changes include hospital referral for:
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NATIONAL POISONS INFORMATION CENTRE PUBLICATIONS (BIBLIOGRAPHY):
The National Poisons Information Centre in Beaumont Hospital would like to thank everyone who provided information on toxicological analyses available in hospital laboratories in Ireland. A booklet of the what assays are available in Irish Hospital laboratories is available in the publications section of the website.
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