Factors associated with pulmonary edema in severe scorpion sting patients--a multivariate analysis of 428 cases.

@article{Bouaziz2006FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with pulmonary edema in severe scorpion sting patients--a multivariate analysis of 428 cases.},
  author={Mounira Bouaziz and Mabrouk Bahloul and Leila Hergafi and Hatem Kallel and Leila Chaari and Chokri Ben Hamida and Adel D. Chaari and Hedi E. Chelly and Noureddine Rekik},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          293-300
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical and routine laboratory factors associated with pulmonary edema secondary to scorpion envenomation. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective study covering 13 years (1990-2002) in the medical Intensive Care Unit of a university hospital (Sfax-Tunisia). PATIENTS 428 patients older than 3 years who were admitted to the intensive care unit for scorpion envenomation were included in this study. Patients were stratified into two groups according to the presence or absence… CONTINUE READING
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