Medical Toxicology Expert Witnesses & Prescription Drug Poisonings

Medical toxicology expert witnesses may consult on adverse drug reactions, drug toxicology, overdoses, poisoning, and forensic toxicology. reports on a study published in the journal Pediatrics this week showing that the rising use of prescription drugs by adults in the U.S. has led to more poisonings among children. Led by Dr. Lindsey C. Burghardt, Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, the study used data from the National Poison Data System as well as National Ambulatory Medicare Care Surveys.