Intravenous acetylcysteine in paracetamol induced fulminant hepatic failure: a prospective controlled trial

R Keays, P M Harrison, J A Wendon, A Forbes, C Gove, G J Alexander, R Williams

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Abstract

To see whether intravenous acetylcysteine would improve outcome in patients with fulminant hepatic failure after paracetamol overdose.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1026-1029
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Medical Journal (BMJ)
Volume303
Issue number6809
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 1991

Keywords

  • Acetaminophen
  • Acetylcysteine
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Drug Overdose
  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury
  • Female
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Humans
  • Infusions, Intravenous
  • Liver Diseases
  • London
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Prothrombin Time
  • Survival Rate

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