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Poisons

Poisons

Overview

Local Poison Control Centers should be contacted immediately if a child consumes something poisonous.

Review Date 1/1/2017

Updated by: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.