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

J. Bernstein, L. Goldfrank, M. A. Howland, Richard S Weisman

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)37-43
Number of pages7
JournalUrban health
Volume12
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

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New York City's Poison Control Center : a systematic approach to a complex problem. / Bernstein, J.; Goldfrank, L.; Howland, M. A.; Weisman, Richard S.

In: Urban health, Vol. 12, No. 8, 01.08.1983, p. 37-43.

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Bernstein, J, Goldfrank, L, Howland, MA & Weisman, RS 1983, 'New York City's Poison Control Center: a systematic approach to a complex problem.', Urban health, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 37-43.
Bernstein, J. ; Goldfrank, L. ; Howland, M. A. ; Weisman, Richard S. / New York City's Poison Control Center : a systematic approach to a complex problem. In: Urban health. 1983 ; Vol. 12, No. 8. pp. 37-43.
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