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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - What's new in toxicology? : more about ... paediatric emergency medicine

Volume 31, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
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Abstract

Poisoning in children causes great anxiety in parents and health professionals alike.


Most cases of poisoning involve a child aged 1 - 2 years who has swallowed a small amount of one substance. In adolescence there is a second peak, due to deliberate self-poisoning. This usually involves large quantities of medicines, recreational drugs and ethanol, often taken together.

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2013-01-01
2016-12-09

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