Red cell distribution width as a predictor of mortality in organophosphate insecticide poisoning.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Suicide by organophosphate insecticide (OPI) poisoning is a major clinical concern (predominantly in developing countries), and 200000 deaths occur annually worldwide. Red cell distribution width (RDW) has been used to predict outcome in several clinical conditions. Here, we aimed to investigate the relationship between the RDW and 30-day… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.02.048

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