New York City's Poison Control Center: a systematic approach to a complex problem.

J. Bernstein, L. Goldfrank, M. A. Howland, R. Weisman

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A pooling of public and private resources has created a regional poison control system which provides information and education to the medical and lay communities of metropolitan New York City. An overview of the poisoning problem on a national scale is followed by a description of the operations by the Center, and a special volunteer effort.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-43
Number of pages7
JournalUrban health
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 1983


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  • Medicine(all)

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