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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria of EDOU pathway for acetaminophen poisoning

From: Performance of an emergency department observation unit protocol in reducing length of stay for acetaminophen overdose: a retrospective study

Inclusion criteria
 Clinically significant history for overdose
 Single overdose
 Staggered overdose
 Overdose with unknown time
 Sustained release formulation
 Overdose with gastro-motility delaying agents
 Late presenter (more than 24 h post-ingestion)
Exclusion criteria
 Unstable patients (symptoms, vital parameters and mental state)
 Children less than 16 years old
 Significant co-morbidities
 Significant co-ingestant
 Already has criteria to refer for transplant consideration