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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Michael J Ameres, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Southampton Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Daniel Crough, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Southampton Hospital.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

PubMedHealth.gov. Acetaminophen.

RxList.com. Tylenol.

Previous contributing editors: Michael D Burg, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco-Fresno; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.


Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2011

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