Mastering the mechanism of acetaminophen toxicity
Acetaminophen toxicity is the second most common cause of liver transplantation worldwide. Learn more about acetaminophen metabolism and the mechanism behind its hepatotoxicity.
In this lesson, our expert uses a typical paracetamol poisoning case to walk you through the inner workings of acetaminophen metabolism and toxicity.
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After completing this course, you will be able to confidently evaluate and treat common poisonings in the acute setting. You’ll master the clinical presentations, anticipate complications, and order treatments like a toxicologist. Decontamination, toxin removal, and antidote therapies will become second nature. You’ll know more hands-on tips and tricks than most physicians.
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