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Hospital admission for accidental pesticide poisoning among adults of working age in England, 1998-2003.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Publication Date
Volume
45
Issue
5
Pages
594–597
Identifiers
PMID: 17558636
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Serious accidental pesticide poisoning is rare among adults in England. There is an important contribution from poor storage of pesticides. Non-occupational acute poisoning by spray drift is seldom if ever a cause of hospital admission.

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