CDC: Unintentional overdoses common cause of ED visits for children

03/26/2008 | Yahoo!

CDC research shows that unintentional overdoses are the most common cause of visits to the ED for adverse drug events for children ages 1 to 4. Adverse drug events were the third-leading cause of nonfatal injuries among infants and the sixth-leading cause among children ages 1 to 4 who were taken for emergency care.

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