A Case of Unintentional Overdose
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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-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.