Acute intoxications: differences in management between six Dutch hospitals.

@article{Duineveld2012AcuteID,
  title={Acute intoxications: differences in management between six Dutch hospitals.},
  author={Caroline Duineveld and Maurice P Vroegop and Lori Schouren and Astrid W Hoedemaekers and Jeroen F Schouten and Margriet Moret-Hartman and Cornelis Kramers},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={120-8}
}
CONTEXT Acute intoxications are frequently seen in Dutch hospitals. Based on single-centre studies and the fact that there are no clear guidelines, we hypothesised that hospital admission of acute intoxications may vary. Furthermore, decontamination treatment of poisonings may differ between hospitals, as earlier studies showed that adherence to international guidelines concerning decontamination may be poor. OBJECTIVE We aim to identify possible variations in Dutch hospital admission and… CONTINUE READING