We provide up to date guidance on the paracetamol overdose below.
Help for any poisoning is also available 24 hours a day via posions information on 13 11 26.
For additional poisons information we recommend the following excellent resources:
eTG Toxicology guidelines available via CiAP to NSW health here
Austin Health clinical toxicology guidelines freely available here
Austin Health guidelines are available as an App if inaccessible through hospital firewalls
We also include useful information on rural bites:
- Cooling (hyperthermia)
- Charcoal (single dose)
- Pressure immobilisation
- Whole bowel irrigation
- Tick bite management
Original: Dr John Mackenzie
Update: Dr James Miers
Reviewer: Dr Michael Golding