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BOF: 2.155

A 24-year-old female is admitted 15 hours after ingesting 30 grams of paracetamol.

On examination she looks pale, sweaty, has a pulse rate of 110 beats per minute and blood pressure 90/60

In this patient your next step in management would be to:

a)      Administer activated charcoal orally

b)      Start up a 10 % dextrose drip

c)      Start N-acetylcysteine intravenously

d)      Perform gastric lavage

e)      Give vitamin K intravenously

 

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