Número de emergencia de los Centros de Toxicología

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Definición

En caso de una EMERGENCIA POR INTOXICACIÓN, llame al:

1-800-222-1222

EN CUALQUIER PARTE DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS

Esta línea gratuita nacional le permitirá hablar con expertos en intoxicaciones. Se trata de un servicio gratuito y confidencial. Todos los Centros de Toxicología locales en los Estados Unidos utilizan esta línea nacional. Usted debe llamar si tiene cualquier inquietud acerca de intoxicaciones o la manera de prevenirlas. Puede llamar las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana.

Para mayor información, póngase en contacto con la American Association of Poison Control Centers (Asociación Estadounidense de Centros de Toxicología) en la página web: www.aapcc.org.

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Referencias

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. Poison treatment in the home. Pediatrics. 2003; 112(5): 1182-1185.

Bryant S. Management of toxic exposure in children. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003; 21(1): 101-119.

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