A Case of Unintentional Overdose
$16.95 – $113.95
Follow the case of a teen with liver damage caused by an overdose of medicine.
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever found in many over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and some prescription medicines. Acetaminophen overdose can cause liver damage leading to serious illness or death because the liver carries out many functions critical for maintaining homeostasis.
- Follow the case of a teen with symptoms of liver damage.
- Conduct simulated laboratory tests.
- Analyze the medicines the teen took to determine if his symptoms are caused by a dangerous acetaminophen overdose.
- Learn how liver damage can affect homeostasis.