Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Intent of Ingestion of Poisonous Substances in India

Address:   Thakur Amit K1*, Sahu A.2 and John Masih1
1Assistant Professor, Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar)
2Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar) India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

History: The abuse of poisonous material is noted since long time. Objective: to analysis the intention behind abuse of various compound in the community. Material and methods: The study was carried out in a tertiary care hospital. 291 cases of both sexes and 11 and above years of age of poisoning who were brought to hospital for treatment taken as sample. Variables: suicidal, accidental etc. Statistical analysis: were expressed in simple terms of proportion Findings: Most common intent of poisoning was noted suicidal followed by accidental. There were 12.72 % cases who didn’t disclose the intention behind the ingestion of poison.
Suicidal, Accidental
Thakur Amit K, Sahu A. and John Masih Intent of Ingestion of Poisonous Substances in India. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics; 2013; 5(2); 140-142.
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