Epidemiological aspects of acute childhood poisoning among patients attending a hospital at Kolkata.

@article{Basu2005EpidemiologicalAO,
  title={Epidemiological aspects of acute childhood poisoning among patients attending a hospital at Kolkata.},
  author={Kaberi Basu and Rajib Kumar Mondal and Dr. Pooja Banerjee},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={25-6}
}
A retrospective study from a tertiary care teaching hospital in Kolkata revealed 3.6% of total paediatric admissions were due to poisoning. Majority of the cases included oral/chemical poisoning followed by biological/envennomation. Kerosene was the commonest among all poisoning. Most of the cases were accidental. 

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