Pattern and outcome of acute poisoning cases in a tertiary care hospital in Karnataka, India

@inproceedings{Ramesha2009PatternAO,
  title={Pattern and outcome of acute poisoning cases in a tertiary care hospital in Karnataka, India},
  author={Kallakatta N Ramesha and Krishnamurthy B. H. Rao and Ganesh S. Kumar},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Acute poisoning is a medical emergency. It is important to know the nature, severity and outcome of acute poisoning cases in order to take up appropriate planning, prevention and management techniques. This study aimed to assess the pattern and outcome of acute poisoning cases in a tertiary care hospital in Karnataka. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective hospital record-based study conducted in a tertiary care hospital attached to a medical institution in… CONTINUE READING
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