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Vomiting in paracetamol overdose


A short cut review was carried out to establish whether vomiting was a significant consequence of paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose. Altogether 48 papers were found using the reported search, of which two presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. A clinical bottom line is stated.

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