Holiday hazards

M. Douglas Baker

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Abstract

Presented is a selective review of the toxicities of various plants, decorations, and miscellaneous items popularly used during the holiday season. Particularly hazardous agents include mistletoe, holly, bubble lights, fireplace flame colors, alkaline batteries, and mothballs. Specific questions regarding management of exposure to these items should be referred to regional poison control centers. Avoidance is the most effective treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-214
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric emergency care
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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