Toxicity based on age and weight
Cyrus Rangan, MD, shares health advice for parents on how a child's age and weight play a large role in how likely a poison is going to cause significant toxicity
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Cyrus Rangan, MD
Medical Toxicologist, Poison Control
Cyrus Rangan, MD, is a pediatrician and medical toxicologist. Cyrus serves as the Assistant Medical Director with the California Poison Control System and medical toxicology consultant for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Over 70% of the calls received at the center are able to stay at home and avoid a visit to the hospital, based on the over-the-phone support of the center. Cyrus is also the father of two boys, age seven and four, with whom he enjoys practicing Kung Fu.