Plant poisonings in children

  title={Plant poisonings in children},
  author={A. Lamminp{\"a}{\"a} and M. Kinos},
  journal={Human & Experimental Toxicology},
  pages={245 - 249}
  • A. Lamminpää, M. Kinos
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology
  • 1 Plant poisonings comprise 5% of all hospitalizations due to poisonings in children and plant inquiries to Poison Information Centre consist about 28% of calls concerning children. 2 A search of 71 cases of hospitalization due to plants in a 5 year period obtained from two children's hospitals in Helsinki were reviewed and 105 plant inquiries concern ing poisonings among children to the Poison Information Centre in a 6 month period were studied. 3 The most frequent plant poisonings involved… CONTINUE READING