Acute pesticide poisoning: 15 years experience of a large North-West Indian hospital.

  title={Acute pesticide poisoning: 15 years experience of a large North-West Indian hospital.},
  author={Raj Murali and Ashish Bhalla and Dalbir Singh and Surjit Kumar Singh},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  volume={47 1},
INTRODUCTION Acute pesticide poisoning is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Better preventive and management strategies can be developed if the incidence and pattern of acute poisoning are known. METHODS This retrospective study covered 15 years (1990 to 2004). The case records of all cases admitted with acute poisoning during these years were reviewed and the results compared to earlier studies. RESULTS A total of 2884 patients with acute poisoning were… CONTINUE READING
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