Types of poisoning in a tertiary care hospital in center of Iran (2014 to 2017)

Zamani-Badi, H. and Eghtesadi, R. and Najarian, R. and Moradzadeh, R. and Mirzaei, N. and Hoseindoost, G. and Ghaderi, A. (2019) Types of poisoning in a tertiary care hospital in center of Iran (2014 to 2017). International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 11 (3). pp. 365-373.

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Abstract

The global problem of acute poisoning has steadily increased over the past decade. It is an importantcause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Better preventive and management strategiescan be developed if the incidence and pattern of acute poisoning is known. The study aims at analyzingthe pattern, cause and mortality rate of poisoning.The study was conducted in aurban and rural area in the center of Iran. This retrospective study was conducted fromJanuary 2014-March 2017. The data was analysed using descriptive and analytical statistics.:Out of the 1329 cases 754 were males and 575 females. Poisoning was common in the age group of 21-30 years. The poisons consumed were as follows:63.8 were suicides, 17.8 accidental and 18.4 had a variety of different reasons. Mortality rate was 6.5.The results of the study showed that the highest rate of poisoning in the young age group was due to suicidal ideation. Accurate training for youth and counseling is of particular importance.Establishment of strict policies against the sale and availability of pesticides and over the counter drugs is an effective way to control drug poisoning. © 2019, Advanced Scientific Research. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: clonazepam; diazepam; methadone, accidental death; adolescent; adult; Article; autumn; cause of death; child; controlled study; female; food poisoning; human; infant; intoxication; Iran; major clinical study; male; marriage; mortality rate; newborn; prevalence; sex ratio; suicidal ideation; suicide; summer; tertiary care center
Subjects: Health Professions
Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2020 10:56
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 10:56
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4455

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