Poisoning severity score. Grading of acute poisoning.

@article{Persson1998PoisoningSS,
  title={Poisoning severity score. Grading of acute poisoning.},
  author={Hans E. Persson and Gunilla Sj{\"o}berg and Janice Haines and Jenny Pronczuk de Garbino},
  journal={Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={205-13}
}
BACKGROUND A standardized and generally applicable scheme for grading the severity of poisoning allows a qualitative evaluation of morbidity and facilitates comparability of data. Working from a simple grading scale proposed by the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, a Poisoning Severity Score has been developed jointly with the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the European Commission. METHODS The Poisoning Severity Score has been elaborated… CONTINUE READING
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