In the United States, the number of household accidents has decreased by half since 1990, but still nearly 12,000 children under the age of 6 are hospitalized with the kind of attention that household chemicals cause.Hippies are the most common source of accidents, causing 37.1 deaths. In most cases (40.1%) the spray bottle was the cause of the accident. Although the number of poisoning caused by cap chemicals declined during the period under investigation, the number of filter head accidents remained unchanged, the researchers report.
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Between 1990 and 2006, the National Children's Hospital tracked 267,000 toddlers under the age of 5 due to a household accident. During this time, all accidents involved 72 percent of toddlers between 1 and 3 years of age.
The results were published online on August 2 and will be printed in the September issue of Pediatrics Pediatric Magazine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that household chemicals should always be kept in their original packaging, out of the reach of children, preferably with child-resistant closures, and with great care for any unused or leftover chemicals.
"This study also proves that the number of accidents of this type is still very high. It also points out that it can be a trick to treat serious illnesses. If you lose the cost of treating a poison by $ 1000, health care, "says Dr. Robert Geller, director of the Georgia Center for Detoxification in Atlanta. "It is very common for accidents to leave the detergent on the counter for a moment while cleaning, which the child will then scrape. Therefore, always close the vials thoroughly, unless you are using them," Dr. Geller warns.
This happened to the 1-year-old Keegan Ensign, who was cared for in a household accident at the beginning of this year. His mother said that the children wanted to play a car wash in the yard. Х took a bottle of car shampoo and turned away for a moment, his youngest child drank into the bottle. The little drowned and gasped, drowning. The mother first called the Poisoning Center, where she was advised to see the child in the hospital to see if the chemical went into the child's lungs. The little one was completely healed, and her mother served a life-long learning of the case.
"If we can't shut up the cleansers, at least put the filter head in the" closed "position. If our child comes in contact with any toxic chemical, we immediately call the pediatrician if he loses his mind - and Mc