An Overview of Hydrogen Sulfide Suicides in Yamagata Prefecture , Japan

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Background: Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is one of the major toxic gases and the second most common cause of death in workplaces among toxic gas-related morbidities. H2S suicides using hospital-based data were studied in 2008. However, most cases did not involve ambulance transfer to the hospital because the victims of H2S suicide were usually found dead at the… (More)

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