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?

Nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, elevated liver enzymes

Explanation

•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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