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The Parents Guide to Poisons in the Home

by Gideon Koren, M.D. Stoddart, 1994.

A first-aid primer on toxic household products and comprehensive guide to poisons on the market. An indispensable tool that provides crucial information on what to do to safeguard your child against accidental poisoning, and what to do if your child ingests a toxic dose of any of the most common chemicals and drugs.


How to use this book


An Ounce of Prevention: What you need to do now 1
Safeguarding your child against poisons
What to do in case of poisoning
Emergency Treatment for Common Poisons9
Chemicals and drugs listed alphabetically
for speedy reference in an emergency
Appendix: Poison Control Centres in Canada and the United States 113
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