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Table 4 Treatment and outcome 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
Gastric lavage, n (%) 122 (65.2) 118 (68.6) 4 (26.7) 0.002**
Active charcoal and magnesium citrate, n (%) 122 (65.2) 118 (68.6) 4 (26.7) 0.002**
N-acetylcysteine, n (%) 147 (78.6) 133 (77.3) 14 (93.3) 0.212
Mortality, n (%) 1 (0.5) 0 (0) 1 (6.7) 0.080
  1. Note: **P < 0.01.