Preventing Pediatric Poisonings. WHAM. WHAM. W hat risks are observed on scene? H ow can we keep from coming back? A ction to take to prevent future injuries M aterials to leave behind . Pediatric Poisoning. 53% of poison exposures occur to kids under 6 y.o.
You are called to a chaotic scene at a home for an elderly woman who has fallen. The patient was visiting her son and his three small children.
The son suddenly realizes that he has lost track of his 2-year-old. You see the child picking some pills up off the floor.
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