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Activated Charcoal (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

adsorbents, activated carbon, activated charcoal, poisoning, poison, absorption

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

The National Poison Control Center. "What is Ipecac Syrup?"

The American Academy of Family Physicians. "Updated on the Management of Childhood Poisoning."


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/18/2013

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