Increasing numbers of persons use dietary supplements (DS). Patients who believe in the effectiveness of DS may continue to take them on admission to a health care facility. We present the case of a child who received a DS on a daily basis as an outpatient, continued its use after admission to the hospital, and became poisoned by it during his hospitalization.
- Received July 25, 2001.
- Accepted November 7, 2001.
- Copyright © 2002 by the American Academy of Pediatrics