Tag: ingestion

1. In this national study of poison control center reports, there was an absolute decrease in reported pediatric ingestions during the first year of the pandemic compared to previous years. 2. Ingestions managed at hospitals decreased, while ingestions that resulted in moderate to severe clinical outcomes increased. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Children aged ≤10 years who had overdosed on opioids were more than 2 times more likely to have a mother with opioid prescriptions than one with prescriptions for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).  2. Codeine, methadone, and oxycodone were the top 3 maternal opioid prescriptions implicated in pediatric opioid toxicity. Evidence Rating:...
1. Since the release of laundry detergent pods to the U.S. market in March 2012, there have been 17 230 calls to Poison Control Centers regarding unintended exposure and 1 confirmed death. 2. The major route of exposure to detergent pods was ingestion, and the major clinical outcomes were vomiting,...
1. Of the over 9,000 annual hospitalizations of children under the age of 6 for unsupervised medication ingestions, opioids and benzodiazepines are the most commonly implicated medication classes. 2. Hospitalization rates for buprenorphine ingestion were significantly higher than rates for any other active medication ingredient. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  ...
Image: PD 1. The proportion of emergency department (ED) visits due to adverse drug effects (ADEs) in young children from infant cough and cold medications (CCMs) compared to other medications has decreased since withdrawal and relabeling interventions in 2007 and 2008, respectively. 2. Following the 2008 label revisions, ADEs due...