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National Poisons Information Centre. (2018) National Poisons Centre of Ireland annual report 2017. Dublin: National Poisons Information Centre.

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Drugs p. 6

Drugs were involved in 5310 cases of poisoning. 48% of cases involved children under the age of 10 years. Paracetamol was the most common drug followed by ibuprofen. Codeine is often involved in poisoning incidents as a compound ingredient in a number of analgesic products however the doses involved are usually small.

Date:2018
Pages:12 p.
Publisher:National Poisons Information Centre
Corporate Creators:National Poisons Information Centre
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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