Frequency of non-medicinal poisoning in inpatient of hospitals of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 2010-2011

kabirzadeh, Azar and Asghari, Zolikha and MohseniSaravi, Benyamin and Rezazadeh, Esmaiel and BagherianFarahabadi, Ebrahim (2013) Frequency of non-medicinal poisoning in inpatient of hospitals of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 2010-2011. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 22 (1). pp. 135-142.

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Background and purpose: Every year million people have poisoning. Most of them will die duo to severity of complications. Identifying the pattern of poisoning will help to prevent of them. Because of the non medicine material have a wide variety range and easily is used between people, so the aim of this study was to determine frequency of non-medicinal poisoning according to 10th revision of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) in hospitalized patient. Materials and methods: This is a descriptive cross section study. The medical records of inpatient hospitalized in hospitals of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences during 2010-2011 were reviewed. The ICD-10 codes for retrieval patient records were T51-T65 which was included alcohol, organic solvent, halogen derivatives, corrosive substance, detergent, metals, inorganic substance, carbon monoxide, gases, fumes and vapors, pesticide, noxious substance eaten as seafood, noxious substance eaten as food, unspecified substances. The data were analyzed with SPSS and descriptive and X2 statistics. Results: Of the 1546 in patient with diagnosed poisoning, the 581(37l5) were non medicine poisoning. Median of age 29±17 years, 231(39l8) female, 300(51l6) are intentional, and the most material were insecticide (276(47.5), sting 96(16.3) and alcohol 76(13) and organic solvent 40 cases and the 38(95) of them was children. Conclusion: According the result of this study the most cause of poisoning was insecticides. Preventive program for all the groups is suggested and for intentional self harms and suicide attempted the program of consultation is necessary.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Poisoning, Non medicine, ICD, Suicide
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Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 16:51
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