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More blood tests in paracetamol overdose?
  1. Ruth Owen1,
  2. Helen M Sammons
  1. 1Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, Leicester, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr R Owen
    Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE, UK; ruth.owen{at}

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We read with interest the recent article in Archives of Disease in Childhood concerning paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity,1 and discussed it at the Journal Club of the Derbyshire Children’s Hospital’s. We found the management algorithm useful for knowing which patients we need to refer to a specialist unit. However, we …

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  • Competing interests: None declared.

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