Clinical features, treatment, prognosis, and mortality in paraquat poisonings: a hospital-based study in Iran - Oghabian Z, Williams J, Mohajeri M, Nakhaee S, Shojaeepour S, Amirabadizadeh A, Elhamirad S, Hajihosseini M, Mansouri B, Mehrpour O.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the demographics, clinical characteristics, fatal dose, the efficacy of treatments, and prognosis in paraquat (PQ) poisoning in the Kerman Province of Iran. METHODS: This analytical cross-sect...
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Introduction Emergency department observation units (EDOU) have been shown to be effective in decreasing hospitalization rates and length of stay (LOS) for various conditions. However, cost savings and efficacy in the management of poisoning in EDOU have n...
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The data were drawn from injury hospitalization surveillance system in Shandong province. From 2012 to 2018, 164 cases of acute occupational poisoning were reported from five surveillance counties (cities, districts), accounting for 6.11% (164/2 683) of to...
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Diagnosis of carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings has always been a challenging task due to the susceptibility to alterations of the optical state and degradation of blood samples during sampling, transport and storage, which highly affects the analysis with sp...
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INTRODUCTION: Paracetamol is a common agent taken in deliberate self-poisoning and in accidental overdose in adults and children. Paracetamol poisoning is the commonest cause of severe acute liver injury. Since the publication of the previous guidelines in...
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Background: Pesticide self-poisoning as a method of suicide is a major global health problem.Objectives: To estimate the cost and per patient cost of treating pesticide self-poisoning at different hospital levels in a Sri Lankan district, and...
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STUDY OBJECTIVE: Few studies have investigated the association between carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of venous thromboembolism. We aim to identify the risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis after CO poisoning. METHODS: We c...
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OBJECTIVES: To identify the risk factors related to the prognosis of carbon monoxide (CO)-poisoned patients in the hospital. DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. SETTING: Tri-Service General Hospital, Taiwan. METHODS: We conducted a r...
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Introduction: To estimate cost savings from the Australian Poisons Information Centres (PIC) through reductions in unnecessary health resources following unintentional low toxicity poisonings.Methods: Two telephone surveys were conducted. The...
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Background: Poison control centers (PCCs) manage millions of information and exposure cases a year. Exposure cases are almost always managed on-site (i.e., at "home") or at a health care facility (HCF). Over the last 10  years, there have been signi...
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Background: Poisoning is a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. The Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC) Case Registry, established by the American College of Medical Toxicology, prospectively captures patients who were...
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