Pediatric iron poisonings in the United States.

  title={Pediatric iron poisonings in the United States.},
  author={C C Morris},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  volume={93 4},
  • C C Morris
  • Published 2000 in Southern medical journal
BACKGROUND Iron overdose is considered a leading cause of poisoning-related injury and death in young children. This report analyzes the nature, trend, and hazard patterns of unintentional pediatric iron overdoses in the United States from 1980 to 1996. METHODS Analyses include multiple regression and correlation analysis of national data on pediatric iron ingestion-related injuries and deaths and review of in-depth investigation case reports. Data sources include files of the US Consumer… CONTINUE READING
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