math can save tylenol overdose patients n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Math Can Save Tylenol Overdose Patients PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Math Can Save Tylenol Overdose Patients

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Math Can Save Tylenol Overdose Patients - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 98 Views
  • Uploaded on

Math Can Save Tylenol Overdose Patients. By: Abbey Rollins. “Acetaminophen is the leading cause of acute liver injury in the United States, accounting for some 56,000 emergency room visits, 26,000 hospital admissions and about 500 deaths annually.” . Medical Lab Tests.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Math Can Save Tylenol Overdose Patients' - brooks


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide2

“Acetaminophen is the leading cause of acute

liver injury in the United States, accounting for some 56,000 emergency room visits, 26,000 hospital admissions and about 500 deaths annually.”

medical lab tests
Medical Lab Tests
  • AST: AspartateAminotransferase

Measures enzyme in blood

  • ALT: AlanineAminotransferase

Measures enzyme in blood

  • INR: International Normalized Ratio

Measures time it takes for blood to clot

  • Creatinine: Byproduct of muscle breakdown

Assesses kidney function

lab r esults i ndicating l iver f ailure
Lab Results Indicating Liver Failure
  • Do I think the patient is going to live?

I’m going to treat them with the antidote

  • Do I think the patient is going to die?

Test patient to determine if candidate for transplant

references
References
  • http://unews.utah.edu/news_releases/math-can-save-tylenol-overdose-patients-2/
  • http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2006/021539s004lbl.pdf