Evaluation of administration of activated charcoal in the home.

@article{Spiller2001EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of administration of activated charcoal in the home.},
  author={H. Spiller and G. Rodgers},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={
          E100
        }
}
  • H. Spiller, G. Rodgers
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE Activated charcoal (AC) is recognized as the treatment of choice for gastrointestinal decontamination after many ingestions. AC use in the home has been limited by concerns that parents would not administer it properly and that children would refuse to take AC. Previous descriptions of home administration have reported mixed results. METHODS This was an 18-month consecutive case series of all patients for whom AC administration was recommended in the home. Data collected included AC… CONTINUE READING
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