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Title: 

EPIDEMIOLOGIC EVALUATION OF POISONED PATIENTS REFERRED TO LOGHMAN HOSPITAL BASED ON ICD10

Type: SPEECH
Author(s): HASANIAN MOGHADAM H.
 
 
 
Name of Seminar: IRANIAN CONGRESS OF TOXICOLOGY
Type of Seminar:  CONGRESS
Sponsor:  SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY
Date:  2004Volume 8
 
 
Abstract: 

This study was conducted to assess all patients who referred to Loghman poison center including Emergency department, poison ward and intensive care unit based on ICD10. Loghman poison center is a unique specialized center of clinical toxicology in Tehran. According to 24179 admissions in 1382, 10206 patients admitted in ward and ICU and others discharged by physicians or by informed consent of their parents (according to Iranian laws).
Mortality rate was 1.26% (317) that 37% of them were due to opioid overdose. Also 56 individuals referred in dead or end stage organ failure that passed away soon.
Our statistic shows increase rate of admission and mortality due to opioid overdose.

 
Keyword(s): POISONING, OVERDOSE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MORTALITY
 
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