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Severe barbiturate and paracetamol overdose: the simultaneous removal of both poisons by haemoperfusion.
  1. M. Helliwell

    Abstract

    Charcoal haemoperfusion was successful in the treatment of severe butobarbitone poisoning complicated by resistant hypotension. At the same time the rapid removal of paracetamol may have lessened the severity of the subsequent hepatic injury. The mechanism and management of shock associated with barbiturate poisoning, and the possible application of haemoperfusion in paracetamol poisoning are discussed.

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