Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 50, Issue 10, pp 972–973

Should N-acetylcysteine be used in treatment of non-acetaminophen pediatric acute liver failure?



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaonIndia

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