19 Sep '11, 8pm

Pediatric Medication Poisoning on the Rise | Care2 Healthy Living

Pediatric Medication Poisoning on the Rise | Care2 Healthy Living

More kids are showing up in hospital emergency rooms because of accidental poisoning from medication, according to a study from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Over half a million children are exposed to pharmaceuticals each year. “The problem of pediatric medication poisoning is getting worse, not better,” says Dr. Randall Bond, medical director of the Drug and Poison Information Center at Cincinnati Children’s. “More children are exposed, more are seen in emergency departments, more are admitted to hospitals, and more are harmed each year.” Dr. Bond’s study revealed that exposure to prescription products accounted for most of the emergency visits (55 percent), admissions (76 percent) and significant harm (71 percent). The biggest impact came from opioid-containing pain medications like oxycodone, morphine, and codeine; sedative hypnotics like muscle re...

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