Phosphine induced acute cardiotoxicity in children: A need for health awareness
Paediatrics and Child Health
Aluminum Phosphate (AP) is a cheap and highly effective pesticide. Phosphine is the active pesticidal component which is highly toxic. Mortality is high and ranges between 40-70%. There is a desperate need for creating awareness. We report a case series with a mortality of 40% and emphasize the need for public awareness.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Shaikh, A. S.
(2017). Phosphine induced acute cardiotoxicity in children: A need for health awareness. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 67(12), 1936-1938.
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