Keywords: buprenorphine exposure, pediatrics, retrospective study (PubMed Search)
Recently, a retrospective study of unintentional buprenorphine/naloxone exposure among pediatric population was published. All patients were evaluated by toxicologists at the time of initial hospital presentation (or transfer) at the study center.
A retrospective study of single center/referral center’s toxicology consultation service.
88 patients were included. (median age: 24 months [range: 10 to 77 months]). Majority were transferred from other hospitals.
Sources of the medication were
The median hospital stay was 22 hours (7 - 248 hours).