[Fatal self-poisoning in Western Norway in 1978-1987].

  • Inge Morild
  • Published 1989 in
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…


Self-administered poisoning is a common occurrence in a hospital medical department. Fatalities are few when treatment can be given. However, a certain number of deaths do occur outside hospitals--most of them in the patient's home. A forensic examination is usually performed in these cases. In the years 1978-87, 297 deaths from self-administered poisoning… (More)