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Prevalence and characteristics of pregnancy- and lactation-related calls to the National Poison Centre in Belgium: A retrospective analysis of calls from 2012 to 2017.

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Summary of "Prevalence and characteristics of pregnancy- and lactation-related calls to the National Poison Centre in Belgium: A retrospective analysis of calls from 2012 to 2017."

In the absence of a Teratology Information Service in Belgium, the National Poison Centre might act as a substitute centre for answering pregnancy- and lactation-related questions regarding medication use. The aim of this study was to define the prevalence and characteristics of pregnancy- and lactation-related calls to the National Poison Centre in Belgium, as well as the type of health products involved during these calls.

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Name: Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
ISSN: 1365-2753
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