Pattern of acute food, drug, and chemical poisoning in Sari City, Northern Iran.

@article{Ahmadi2010PatternOA,
  title={Pattern of acute food, drug, and chemical poisoning in Sari City, Northern Iran.},
  author={Amirhossein Ahmadi and Nasrin Pakravan and Zeynab Ghazizadeh},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={
          731-8
        }
}
This descriptive and retrospective study was conducted at the poisoning ward of Imam teaching hospital, Sari, Iran, with the aim of evaluating the pattern of poisoning. Hence, the medical profiles of 2057 patients, who were admitted, were carefully reviewed during the period from April 2006 to March 2008 for 2 years. During this period, 2057 cases, 53.9% female and 46.1% male, were admitted with the indication of acute poisoning. The greatest proportion of poisoning occurred between the ages of… CONTINUE READING

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