Volume 3, Issue 2 (Summer 1999)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 1999, 3(2): 43-49 | Back to browse issues page

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Background: Evaluation of intoxication samples in each region is the first step in disease control and prophylactic programming. Objective: To determine the samples of acute poisoning in Ramsar. Methods: 308 subjects who refered to hospital due to poisoning problems were understudy. Findings: In this study 58.8% of the subjects were female and 41.2% men. Most intoxications occured at the age range of 16-25 (31.3%) due to suicide (31.3%) accidental (22%), food poisoning (15.5%) stings (11.2%), drugs (26.6%), pesticides (19.5%), narcodics (7.5%) and kerosene (3.9%). Conclusion: Findings indicated that greater consideration should be given to limitation and control in availability of drugs and chemicals.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Infectious Disease