NUS study: Incidence of paracetamol overdose predominant in young adults

NUS study: Incidence of paracetamol overdose predominant in young adults

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The study revealed that some incidences of paracetamol overdose occur unintentionally, highlighting the need for healthcare providers to educate the public and promote awareness of the consequences of its overdose.
11 Jan 2017 - General
It is the duty of a health professional to educate the community regarding the safe use of drugs therir daily recommended doses,maximum dose and any adverse effects of a drug before starting a new regimen.Also people take advise from a health profess...
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Madhubabu kaaja
It is important that health ministry start an awareness campaigns about paracetamol and other analgesics.
Not just Adolescent but also elderly depend on analgesics t...
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Ingestion of paracetamol must be regulated well especially now, there is a study concerning over dosage. Patient drug education must be enhanced and strengthen as well. It is really important to discuss to our patients the benefits and adverse effect...
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This topic is very much familiar to me as I have encountered a lot of similar cases in the ER of Paracetamol intoxication. Usually, patients who come in with this chief complaint are women belonging to the adolescent population. Paracetamol is readil...
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Madhubabu kaaja The study should be interpreted in the context that suicide is a chargeable offense under Singapore law, hence there is a incentive to hide the fact that one has overdosed in...
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National University of Singapore found that Paracetamol is main agent causing incidence of overdose in many young adults of SIngapore. It is our responsibility to educate in terms of dose and dosage to who are unaware of dosage and dose. Moreover it ...
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