Estimating the government health-care costs of treating pesticide poisoned and pesticide self-poisoned patients in Sri Lanka.
Conclusion: Our findings indicate that the average per patient cost of pesticide self-poisoning treatment has increased while the total cost of pesticide poisoning treatment as a percentage of the total GHE in Sri Lanka has declined over the past decade. A continuous focus on banning the most hazardous pesticides available would likely further drive down the cost of pesticide self-poisoning and pesticide poisoning to the government. PMID: 31775583 [PubMed - in process]
ConclusionLack of knowledge regarding the causes of death and careless attitude towards the suicidal behavior and, the health and welfare of detainees are avoidable reasons for custody-related deaths.
CONCLUSION: Older-aged patients treated for deliberate self-poisoning have a range of clinical needs including ones that are both similar to and different from middle-aged patients. Individual clinical assessment to identify these needs should be followed by targeted interventions, including reduced exposure to benzodiazepines. PMID: 31957465 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Suicide and self-harm (defined as intentional, non-fatal self-poisoning or self-injury, irrespective of suicidal intent) 1 are major contributors to morbidity and mortality in young people globally. 2 The incidence of self-harm in young people is risin...
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -At least 64 cases of suicide were recorded in 2019 in the southern Cunene province representing an additional 34 cases in relation to 2018 (30), being mostly by hangings, drug intake, poisoning and use of firearms.
INTRODUCTION: Organophosphorus poisoning is the most common poison used for suicidal attempt in Nepal. Diabetes insipidus is unusual and rare in this poisoning. This is the second case report of Diabetes insipidus developing in organophosphorus poisoning. ...
We report a rare delayed manifestation of organophosphorus poisoning in the form of pure motor spastic paraparesis due to dorsal myelopathy. A possibility of delayed manifestations of toxicity should be considered in individuals presenting with features suggestive of myelopathy and a previous history of organophosphate exposure. PMID: 31928153 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Patel P, Konala VM, Adapa S, Gayam V, Sahasranam P, Bose S, Golez CD, Naramala S Abstract Cyanide is notoriously known to the public for more than a century now as a weapon of mass destruction (Zyklon B gas - hydrogen cyanide used by Nazis), an agent for chemical warfare during World War I (hydrogen cyanide) and very infamous "Suicide Pill" used in the past by military and espionage organizations during World War II (potassium cyanide). During the modern industrial era, cyanide poisoning is commonly associated with the industrial exposure and domestic fires. But there is little awareness about po...
Condition: Suicidal Poisoning Intervention: Other: Questionnaire Sponsor: Assiut University Not yet recruiting