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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Poison Prevention and Control.

Title Forging a poison prevention and control system / Committee on Poison Prevention and Control, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  363.1791 FORG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-328) and index.
Contents 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.
Notes Also available via the World Wide Web.
Subject Accidental poisoning -- United States -- Prevention -- Government policy.
Poison control centers -- Government policy -- United States.
Variant Title Poison prevention and control system.
ISBN 0309091942 (hardcover)