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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2012, 12 - suppl: 95-102 Back to browse issues page
Acute Poisoning in Adults Admitted in Ardabil Imam Khomeini Hospital
Esmaeil Farzaneh, Firouz Amani, Saeid Sadeghiyeh, Eiraj Sayad Rezaeei , Mehrdad Mirzarahimi, Babak Mostafazadeh, Ali Ghorbanzadeh
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  Background & Objective s: Poisoning is one of the most common causes that referred to the Emergence and one of the most important Medicine immediacy. Correct and immediate diagnosis and accommodative treatment can be life saving. Knowing the overall pattern of poisoning in any geographical area would help to better manage and treat the victims.

  Methods : In a cross sectional descriptive study, the required information was collected from the records of patients showing drugs and chemical poisoning who referred to Imam Khomeini hospital Collected data was statistically analyzed using SPSS software.

  Results : Out of 2852 case of poisoning, 106 people passed away due to severe complication. Of these 56.8% were men and 43.2% were women. The majority of cases (76.8%) were from urban areas. Suicide was the main cause of poisoning (66.53%). Accidental poisoning was recorded for 5.01% of cases. In 28.45% of cases, the cause of poisoning was not identified. The age group 21-30 years made the highest number of cases (52.3%). Tramadol, Benzodiazepines and Aceteminophen were the most poisons used respectively. Benzodiazeine was the most taken drug is in suicide (19.97%).

  Conclusion : Results showed that poisoning with Tramadol and Benzodiazepines is high in Ardabil Province. Opioids, Aluminum Phosphide and Organophosphores are the main causative of death in poisoned victims in the province of Ardabil.

Keywords: Toxicity; Suicide; Poisons; Tramadol
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Received: 2012/03/8 | Accepted: 2012/11/13 | Published: 2012/11/21
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Farzaneh E, Amani F, Sadeghiyeh S, Sayad Rezaeei E, Mirzarahimi M, Mostafazadeh B et al . Acute Poisoning in Adults Admitted in Ardabil Imam Khomeini Hospital . J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2012; 12 (S1) :95-102
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