AAPCC

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AAPCCAmerican Association of Poison Control Centers
AAPCCAdjusted Average per Capita Cost
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Contract Awarded for Access To The American Association Of Poison Control Center s (Aapcc s) National Poison Database System (Npds)
For more information, contact the American Association of Poison Control Centers at 800-222-1222.
People are desperate for help," said Deborah Anne Carr, executive director of the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
Last year, there were 6,959 calls related to synthetic marijuana and 6,138 calls about bath salts, compared with 2,906 and 304 calls, respectively in 2010, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
The American Association of Poison Control Centers reported 4,600 caffeine-related calls in 2005; one-half of involved patients age <19.
Even with improvements to packaging, no medication package can be 100 percent childproof," warns Richard Dart, MD, president of the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
Synthetic cannabinoids have been linked to more than 1,600 calls to poison control centers in the first four months of this year, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
The 132-page annual report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers published in the journal Clinical Toxicology shows zero deaths from multiple vitamins; zero deaths from any of the B vitamins; zero deaths from vitamins A, C, D, or E; and zero deaths from any other vitamin.
There are seven appendices that encompass herbal resources, complementary medicine programs in the United States and Canada, a list of American Association of Poison Control Centers, drug/herb interactions, a botanical atlas, paediatric herbal use and herbal safety.
Still, the American Association of Poison Control Centers says that close to 12,000 cases of alcohol poisoning from hand sanitizers were reported in 2006.
According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, gasoline accounted for the greatest percentage (44%) of reported inhalant deaths between 1996 and 2001, followed by air fresheners (26%) and propane/butane (11%).
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