Aspirin Poisoning (cont.)
Aspirin Poisoning Follow-up
People with acute, single ingestions of nonenteric-coated aspirin of less than 150 mg/kg who have no symptoms and have a nontoxic aspirin level after 6 hours may be released from the hospital. All others with aspirin poisonings will likely be treated in the emergency department, then hospitalized for further treatment and observation.
- Psychiatric and medical follow-up may be recommended.
- Careful monitoring of medication intake will be recommended.
- Tests to monitor kidney function may be ordered periodically after hospital discharge, especially in
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