Journal of Clinical Toxicology

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
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ISSN: 2161-0495

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Surendra Khosya

Surendra Khosya
Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS),

  • Research Article
    Current Trends of Poisoning: An Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital Hadoti Region, Rajasthan, India
    Author(s): Surendra Khosya and SR MeenaSurendra Khosya and SR Meena

    Aims: The aim of this prospective study was to analyze the characteristics of acute poisoning cases admitted to M.B.S Hospital kota, Rajasthan, India. We report the socio-demographic and clinical features of cases and mortality rate. Methods: The study was done in patients admitted with history of poisoning in the department of medicine at M.B.S Hospital, Kota; Rajasthan, India from the year July ‘2009 to December 2011 This study includes 799 consecutive poisoning Patient who were admitted to medicine department. Detailed history and clinical examination were done in all patients. Results: During the study period 55,428 emergency cases were admitted, out of which 799 cases were of poisoning (1.41%). Out of 799 cases there were 674 cases of suicidal poisoning and 125 cases of accidental poisoning. The highest number of poisoning cases were in lower socio-economic status 592 cases.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0495.1000298

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