Emirati children were twice as likely to suffer accidental poison ingestions
compared with expatriate children," said Dr Sulaiman Bharwani, Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the UAE University (UAEU).
Summary: Accidental poisoning among children in the emirate is decreasing, particularly through household chemical ingestions
, compared to more than a decade ago.
Our findings raise the possibility that the redesign of beverage cans may not have reduced the number of ingestions
Carburetor cleaner was the culprit substance in 97% of inhalation cases, while ingestions
involved mostly windshield washer fluid (48%) and carburetor cleaner (25%).
The majority of foreign body ingestions
occur in the pediatric population, with a peak incidence between ages 6 months and 6 years.
LOUIS -- Today, Energizer announces a significant packaging improvement designed to reduce the occurrence of ingestions
of coin-sized button batteries by children and the associated medical complications.
Veterinary Pet Insurance Company (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently analyzed the more than 400 claims it received last year for toxic plant ingestions
to find which plants and plant products proved most likely to poison pets.
poison control centers reported phone calls concerning dietary supplements, there were a total of 2,332 calls reporting 1,466 ingestions
Foreign body (FB) ingestions
in young children are one of the most common presentations to the Emergency Department.
The fact is, that there may be liability up and down the chain - from seed to sale - if there are accidental ingestions
TEHRAN (FNA)- Magnet ingestions
by children have received increasing attention over the past 10 years.
The serious consequences of multiple magnet ingestions
have become apparent to the Department of Paediatric Surgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, in the past year.