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

ABSTRACT:
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.
KEYWORDS:
Suicidal, Accidental
Cite:
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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