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Main Title Forging a poison prevention and control system /
CORP Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Poison Prevention and Control.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 55055197
ISBN 0309091942 (hardcover); 9780309091947 (hardcover)
Subjects Poisons--Safety measures--Prevention--Government policy--United States. ; Poison control centers--Government policy--United States. ; Poison Control Centers--organization & administration--United States. ; Delivery of Health Care--methods--United States. ; Health Policy--United States. ; Poison Control Centers--economics--United States. ; Poisoning--prevention & control--United States. ; Poisons--Safety measures--Government policy--United States ; Poisoning, Accidental--Prevention--Government policy--United States ; Intoxication accidentelle--Prevention--Politique gouvernementale--Etats-Unis ; Centres antipoisons--Politique gouvernementale--Etats-Unis
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National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/books/0309091942/html/
National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/catalog/10971.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK215795/
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EJEM  RA1224.5.I55 2004 prepublication copy OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/20/2015
Collation xiv, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-328) and index.
Contents Notes
Toward a poison prevention and control system -- Current status and opportunities -- Magnitude of the problem -- Historical context of poison control -- Poison center activities, personnel, and quality assurance -- Current costs, funding, and organizational structures -- Data and surveillance -- Prevention and public education -- A public health system for poison prevention and control -- Conclusions and recommendations.