Published in Health Risk Factor Week, June 10th, 2008
"Therefore, we hypothesized that low serum urea concentration might itself be predictive of hepatotoxicity in patients that present to hospital after paracetamol overdose. The present study prospectively collected data from 1085 patients attending the Emergency Department after paracetamol overdose. Hepatotoxicity was predefined by prothrombin time ratio 1.3 or alanine transaminase 1000 U/l. Serum urea concentrations were...
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