A one-year observational study of all hospitalized and fatal acute poisonings in Oslo: Epidemiology, intention and follow-up

@inproceedings{Lund2012AOO,
  title={A one-year observational study of all hospitalized and fatal acute poisonings in Oslo: Epidemiology, intention and follow-up},
  author={Cathrine Lund and Brita Teige and Per Drottning and Birgitte Stiksrud and Tor Olav Rui and Marianne Lyngra and \Oivind Ekeberg and Dag Jacobsen and Knut Erik Hovda},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Up to date information on poisoning trends is important. This study reports the epidemiology of all hospitalized acute poisonings in Oslo, including mortality, follow-up referrals, and whether the introduction of over-the-counter sales of paracetamol outside pharmacies had an impact on the frequency of poisonings. METHODS All acute poisonings of adults (≥16 years) treated at the five hospitals in Oslo from April 2008 to April 2009 were included consecutively in an observational… CONTINUE READING
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