<< Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department


All patients with intentional caustic ingestions will need admission to the hospital for further observation and endoscopy. Children with unintentional caustic ingestions of known alkaline household products who remain asymptomatic and tolerate liquids and solids after 4 to 6 hours of observation in the ED may be able to be discharged home without endoscopic evaluation.3,19

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