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N-Acetylcysteine for Acute Acetaminophen Overdose in the Pre-Hospital Setting: Guidelines

Published on: June 23, 2015
Project Number: RB0876-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the administration of intravenous n-acetylcysteine for patients with acute acetaminophen overdose in the pre-hospital setting?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the administration of intravenous n-acetylcysteine for patients with acute acetaminophen overdose in the pre-hospital setting.

Tags

apap, acetaminophen, acetylcysteine, emergency medicine, injections, mental health, n-acetyl-l-cysteine, panadol, paracetamol, poisoning, preoperative care, tylenol, Intravenous, NAC