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What is the toxic dose of paracetamol in the UK? (1 mark)
The patient shows you her paracetamol box and the “Cold & Flu instant relief hot drink” packaging and is able to explain which tablets and sachets were taken.
When calculating the dose per kg she has taken what weight would you use? (0.5 marks)
When working out the acetylcysteine regime prescription, how do you calculate the working weight in a pregnant patient? (0.5 marks)
Write the full 21-hour dosing regimen (or the modified 12-hour regimen (Scottish and Newcastle Acetylcysteine Protocol; SNAP)) for the acetylcysteine infusion prescription (1 mark)