Occupational and environmental exposures reported to poison centers.

@article{Litovitz1993OccupationalAE,
  title={Occupational and environmental exposures reported to poison centers.},
  author={Toby L Litovitz and Giuseppina Oderda and J. D. White and Michael J. Sheridan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1993},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={739-43}
}
This analysis of 25,368 occupational and 7,565 environmental exposure cases characterizes the occupational and environmental exposures reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers Toxic Exposure Surveillance System. Compared with other poisonings, occupational and environmental exposures were predominantly inhalation exposures rather than ingestions, were more often subacute or chronic, and demonstrated greater morbidity, mortality, and increased use of health care resources… CONTINUE READING