Fletcher Penney

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Salicylate toxicity

I. What every physician needs to know. Salicylate toxicity, or salicylism, can occur from acute ingestion of a single large dose of salicylates, or it can occur from lower doses taken over a longer period of time. Salicylates are contained in many prescription and non-prescription products, from acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), to methyl salicylate (oil of…

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