Retrospective evaluation of emergency service patients with poisoning: a 3-year study.

@article{Baydin2005RetrospectiveEO,
  title={Retrospective evaluation of emergency service patients with poisoning: a 3-year study.},
  author={Ahmet Baydin and Turker Yardan and Dursun Aygun and Zahide Doğanay and Cemil Nargis and Onur Incealtin},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={650-8}
}
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the characteristics of cases of acute poisoning in adults who were admitted to emergency service over a 3-year period. Clinical charts were analyzed retrospectively for etiologic and demographic patient characteristics. A total of 810 adults were admitted to the emergency center with acute poisoning. The female-to-male ratio was 2:1. Mean ages of female and male patients were 28.8+/-12.9 years and 35.1+/-15.4 years, respectively, and many… CONTINUE READING

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