Study Published By The National Institutes of Health Concludes, “…Number of Cleaning Product Related Injuries to Children Remains High.”
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To this end, we present you with a study published on The National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health website entitled, “Household Cleaning Product-Related Injuries Treated in US Emergency Departments in 1990-2006”. The objective of the study was, “…to examine comprehensively patterns and trends of household cleaning product-related injuries among children treated in US emergency departments.” The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database was utilized to gather data that was categorized according to, “major toxic ingredients, mode of action, and exposure.” Notably, the study concluded that, “although national rates of household cleaning product-related injuries in children decreased significantly over time, the number of injuries remains high.”
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Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, PubMed.gov Website.
Author(s): McKenzie LB, Ahir N, Stolz U, Nelson NG. Center for Injury Research and Policy, Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, 700 Children’s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA.