A child is admitted to the hospital after accidently consuming a bottle of acetaminophen. The nurse would expect to observe which clinical manifestations of acetaminophen poisoning?


• The early signs and symptoms of acetaminophen poisoning include nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, and anorexia. This is followed by elevated liver enzymes and bilirubin.

• Incorrect: Confusion, hypotension, and agitation are not common symptoms of acetaminophen poisoning.

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