The underrecognized toll of prescription opioid abuse on young children.

@article{Bailey2009TheUT,
  title={The underrecognized toll of prescription opioid abuse on young children.},
  author={John E. Bailey and Elizabeth Campagna and Richard A. Dart},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={
          419-24
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The impact of prescription opioid abuse on young children is underrecognized and poorly documented. We hypothesize that poisoning of young children from prescription opioids occurs regularly in the United States and is associated with serious health events, including death. METHODS Using data from poison centers participating in the Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS) System, exposures in children younger than 6 years, involving… CONTINUE READING
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