Ingestion of low-concentration hydrofluoric acid: an insidious and potentially fatal poisoning.

  title={Ingestion of low-concentration hydrofluoric acid: an insidious and potentially fatal poisoning.},
  author={Wei Fong Kao and Richard C. Dart and Elisabeth Kuffner and Greg Bogdan},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={34 1},
STUDY OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to provide the first description of the effects of ingestion of low-concentration hydrofluoric acid in a population reported to a regional poison control center. METHODS A retrospective analysis of data collected by trained personnel using a standardized data collection system was performed. All charts involving hydrofluoric acid exposures for a 2-year period from a certified regional poison control center were identified by a computerized search… CONTINUE READING
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