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Abstract

Investigating the Cause of Mortality in Patients Admitted to Poisoning ICU within the Last Six Years

Ali Hassan Rahmani1*, Sara Besharati2

Razi Hospital, school of medicine, Jundishapur University of medical sciences, Ahvaz Iran.

ABSTRACT

Poisoning is one of the social dilemmas that investigating and paying attention to the factors involved in causing poisoning and effective factors in the treatment process is very essential. This research is an epidemiological descriptive-analytic study and based on the information of patients, referring to the poisoning ICU of Ahwaz Razi Hospital during 2013 to 2018. The average age of poisoned people was 38.16± 17.61 and 71% of them were men and other was women. The people between 26 to 50 years of old were generally poisoned by medicine (41%) and Opium (35%) but between the age of 0-25 (82%) and 51-75 (50%) the most important factor of poisoning was poison and in the age of above 75 years old (100%), the most important factor of poisoning was medicine. Both in men (35.16%) and women (66%) the most important factor of poisoning was poison. 63.04% of men and 42.85% of women were admitted to the hospital for 1-5 days. The most important factor of admission was loss of consciousness and after that there were factors like digestive symptoms, respiratory problems, and kidney problems.

Keywords:

Mortality of patients, admission, ICU, poisoning.


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