Social risk factors and outcome analysis of poisoning in an Iranian referral medical center: A toxico-epidemiological approach

@inproceedings{Sabzghabaee2013SocialRF,
  title={Social risk factors and outcome analysis of poisoning in an Iranian referral medical center: A toxico-epidemiological approach},
  author={Ali Mohammad Sabzghabaee and Marzieh Soleimani and Ziba Farajzadegan and Sarah Hosseinpoor and Seyyed Mohammad Mahdy Mirhosseini and Nastaran Eizadi-Mood},
  booktitle={Journal of research in pharmacy practice},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Suicide is the second major reason of death in the age range of 15-24 and is the eighth reason for overall death of adults. Because of high accessibility of people to different medications in our society, one of the easiest ways for suicide is intentional self-poisoning with medications. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the rate of suicide with respect to influencing social factors on patients with intentional self-poisoning. METHODS This was an analytic-descriptive… CONTINUE READING