Toxicology Season 3 Episode 3: Iron

PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast

April 26, 2022

Iron ingestions always show up on standardized tests and are definitely one of those “many kids are fine but some aren’t and it’s hard to figure out who’s fine and who isn’t” ingestions. Suzan Mazor from Seattle Children’s helps iron out the details…

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