Year: 1998 Source: New England Journal of Medicine, v.338, no.8, (February 19, 1998), p.543-545 SIEC No: 19980396

In a series of letters to the editor, various authors address a study by Schiodt et al on acetaminophen toxicity in a sample of patients in an urban county hospital (see SIEC #980270). Criticisms lie mainly with methodological issues but the conclusions that were reached are also questionted because of the methodological problems. The reply of Schiodt and his colleagues follows.