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Table 2 Clinical manifestations of patients with acetaminophen poisoning (N = 187)

From: Outcomes of patients with acetaminophen-associated toxic hepatitis at a far east poison center

Variable Total (N = 187) No toxic hepatitis (N = 172) Toxic hepatitis (N = 15) P value
Vital signs     
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 120.8 ± 18.8 120.1 ± 17.8 127.9 ± 26.1 0.008**
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 72.6 ± 13.3 72.3 ± 13.0 75.9 ± 16.0 0.301
Heart rate (beat per minute) 82.1 ± 16.4 81.9 ± 16.1 83.4 ± 20.0 0.494
Body temperature (°C) 36.8 ± 4.4 36.8 ± 4.6 36.9 ± 0.84 0.718
Urinary system     
Acute renal failure, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.000
Gastrointestinal system     
Nausea and vomiting, n (%) 81 (43.3) 71 (41.2) 10 (66.6) 0.052
Neurologic system     
Conscious disturbance, n (%) 41 (21.9) 38 (22.0) 3 (20.0) 0.575
Headache, n (%) 8 (4.3) 7 (4.1) 1 (5.1) 0.768
Seizure, n (%) 2 (1.1) 1 (0.01) 1 (5.1) 0.154
Respiratory system     
Acute respiratory failure, n (%) 7 (3.7) 4 (2.3) 3 (20.0) 0.012*
  1. Note: *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.