Toxicovigilance. I: A survey of acute poisonings in South Africa based on Tygerberg Poison Information Centre data.


BACKGROUND The incidence and spectrum of acute poisonings in South Africa are unknown. Poisoning data can be derived from sources such as hospital admission records and poison information centre (PIC) records. OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to examine the extent of the problem and to identify trends and toxicovigilance issues using PIC data… (More)


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