• Home
  • Pregnancy &
Breastfeeding
  • Bookshop
  • Contact us
  • Donate now
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Please read

Our Helplines

1-877-327-4636 Alcohol and Substance
1-800-436-8477 Morning Sickness
1-888-246-5840 HIV and HIV Treatment
1-877-439-2744 Motherisk Helpline
416-813-6780 Motherisk Helpline

Motherisk Book List

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.

Contents:

Introduction
How to use this book



ix
xi

An Ounce of Prevention: What you need to do now 1
Safeguarding your child against poisons
What to do in case of poisoning
1
2
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
index113
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional [Valid RSS]

* - "MOTHERISK - Treating the mother - Protecting the unborn" is an official mark of The Hospital for Sick Children. All rights reserved.

The information on this website is not intended as a substitute for the advice and care of your doctor or other health-care provider. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions about exposures during pregnancy and before you take any medications.

Copyright © 1999-2013 The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). All rights reserved.

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a health-care, teaching and research centre dedicated exclusively to children; affiliated with the University of Toronto. For general inquires please call: 416-813-1500.

  |  Contact SickKids  |  Terms of Use