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Accidental ingestion of E-cigarette liquid nicotine in a 15-month-old child: an infant mortality case of nicotine intoxication
An Deok Seo, Dong Chan Kim, Hee Joon Yu, Min Jae Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(12):490-493.   Published online December 31, 2016

Electronic cigarettes are novel tobacco products that are frequently used these days. The cartridge contains liquid nicotine and accidental poisoning, even with a small oral dose, endangers children. We present here a mortality case of a 15-month-old child who ingested liquid nicotine mistaking it for cold medicine. When the emergency medical technicians arrived, she was found to have pulseless electrical...

Review Article
Environmental tobacco smoke and children's health
Sang-Hyun Hwang, Jong Hee Hwang, Jin Soo Moon, Do-Hoon Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(2):35-41.   Published online February 14, 2012

Passive exposure to tobacco smoke significantly contributes to morbidity and mortality in children. Children, in particular, seem to be the most susceptible population to the harmful effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Paternal smoking inside the home leads to significant maternal and fetal exposure to ETS and may subsequently affect fetal health. ETS has been associated with adverse effects on...

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