Deadly ingestions.

  title={Deadly ingestions.},
  author={Keith Henry and Carson R. Harris},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={53 2},
More than 50% of the toxic-exposure calls to US poison centers involve children. Although most of these exposures are nontoxic, there are several products and medications that are widely available to the pediatric population that can lead to severe toxicity or even death. With some of these medications, death or severe symptoms can occur with the ingestion of only a small amount. It is important that the clinician be familiar with presenting signs and symptoms of potentially toxic ingestions… CONTINUE READING

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