Clinical Characteristics , and Management of Acute Hydrocarbons Poisoning at Benha Poisoning Control Unit : A One-Year Prospective Clinical Study

@inproceedings{Madboly2015ClinicalC,
  title={Clinical Characteristics , and Management of Acute Hydrocarbons Poisoning at Benha Poisoning Control Unit : A One-Year Prospective Clinical Study},
  author={Abdelmonem G. Madboly and Farouk S. Elgendy},
  year={2015}
}
  • Abdelmonem G. Madboly, Farouk S. Elgendy
  • Published 2015
Hydrocarbons poisoning is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the developing countries. The aim of this work is to investigate the pattern and management of acute hydrocarbons poisoning at Benha Poisoning Control Unit, Benha University Hospitals, Egypt, from 1 st February 2013 to 31 th January 2014. Of the total 72 hydrocarbons exposures, kerosene consititued the majority (66.7%), followed by gasoline (27.8%) and thinner (5.5%). Males represented 56.9% and females 43.1% of cases… CONTINUE READING