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Paracetamol Update

Paracetamol / Acetaminophen Update. Dr Angela Chiew – Australian Clinical Toxicologist and Emergency Staff Specialist

Paracetamol toxicity

Paracetamol is a hard overdose to understand. There I said it. I'm no longer going to feel bad when I have to sit down and work this one out.
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Buckley on Paracetamol: More Than Meets The Eye

Clinical Toxicologist Nicholas Buckley is one of the biggest brains in the business. In his talk at SMACC he showed us how much there is to know about something so seemingly simple in ‘Paracetamol: More than meets the Eye’. This is a…

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Paracetamol…too much, too often?

You are called by a doctor in a remote hospital asking for advice. The doctor is concerned about the risk of hepatotoxicity from repeated supratherapeutic ingestion (RSI) of paracetamol in the following patient:
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Paracetamol (acetaminophen): simple analgesic and antipyretic - not an NSAID as it lacks significant anti-inflammatory effects
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Fever, Friend or Foe?

Paul Young's SMACC talk on 'Fever, friend or Foe?' got some of the most positive feedback ever seen on a speaker's report card. This is his post on the subject of fever in the critically ill, along with the audio and the slides from SMACC.