How are ECG and a serum salicylate level used in the workup of acetaminophen toxicity/poisoning?

Updated: Jan 17, 2020
  • Author: Susan E Farrell, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) in order to exclude the presence of con-ingested cardiotoxic substances. Order a serum salicylate level to properly address concerns for salicylate poisoning.

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