Dr. Rootik patel, Dr. J. S. Jhala


Background –In this study, we determined data of all poisoning cases admitted in medicine ward and intensive care unit with detailed history about nature of poison, time of consumption and circumstances of poisoning. Method- This is a cross-sectional, Descriptive, Observational, analytical study on the sociodemographic and clinical profile of various poisoning cases in Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, and Udaipur.60 cases were included in the study. .Results- The patients between ages 31-40 are highly 36.7% exposed to poisonous substance with 75.0% female predominance while 25% male, 78.3% were married, 65% patients had education less than 12th class, 43.3% were housewife, organophosphorus is most common 31.7% and upper middle class patients were highest 31.7%. Conclusion- This study found that organophosphorus was the leading cause of acute poisoning .most common mode was intentional. Majority patients belong to upper middle socioeconomic class with predominance in age 31-40years more common in females who are married and are housewives


Organophosphorus, poison

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