Death Caused by Ingestion of an Ethanol-Based Hand Sanitizer

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Date: Sept. 2013
From: Journal of Emergency Medicine(Vol. 45, Issue 3)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Article
Length: 82 words

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: Byline: Aaron B. Schneir, Richard F. Clark Abstract: The use of hand sanitizer is effective in preventing the transmission of disease. Many hand sanitizers are alcohol-based, and significant intoxications have occurred, often in health care facilities, including the emergency department (ED). Author Affiliation: Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California-San Diego Health System, San Diego, California Article History: Received 18 December 2012; Accepted 15 March 2013

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A345970467