National Association of Medical Examiners Pediatric Toxicology Registry: Report 2 Phenylpropanolamine Update

@article{Hanzlick1993NationalAO,
  title={National Association of Medical Examiners Pediatric Toxicology Registry: Report 2 Phenylpropanolamine Update},
  author={Randy L. Hanzlick},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
  year={1993},
  volume={14},
  pages={268–269}
}
  • R. Hanzlick
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
The National Association of Medical Examiners (N.A.M.E.) has an ongoing project referred to as the Pediatric Toxicology (PedTox) Registry, which contains data for drugs and poisons detected in children. A recent PedTox Registry report on phenylpropanolamine (PPA) reported blood PPA concentrations in 12 dead children whose deaths were not attributed to PPA. Since that report, another article has been published describing plasma PPA concentrations in living children who were given PPA to evaluate… Expand
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