J Pediatr 2021 May 29;232:251-256.e2. Epub 2021 Jan 29.
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH; Central Ohio Poison Center, Columbus, OH.
Objective: To examine, using the National Poison Data System (the data warehouse for poison control centers in the US), magnet foreign body injuries in pediatric patients. We sought to report demographic data, outcome data, and case trends between 2008 and 2019.
Study Design: We conducted a retrospective analysis of the National Poison Data System for patients younger than 19 years of age with a magnet "exposure," which poison centers define as an ingestion, inhalation, injection, or dermal exposure to a poison. Read More