Essential oil exposures in Australia: analysis of cases reported to the NSW Poisons Information Centre

@article{Lee2019EssentialOE,
  title={Essential oil exposures in Australia: analysis of cases reported to the NSW Poisons Information Centre},
  author={Kristenbella Ayr Lee and Joanna E. Harnett and Rose Cairns},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2019},
  volume={212}
}

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