International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Toxicology Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022

Prospective Study of Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients Suffering from Poisoning in Tertiary Care Hospital

Jai Parkash | Mozahidul Islam | Dr. Tanpreet Kaur | Dr. Amit Sharma [2] | Prince Kumar Bhalla

Abstract: Objective: 1) To document the cases admitted due to poisoning and to study demographic profile of the patients. 2) To list out the poisons consumed and observe the symptoms of poisoning. 3) To list out the factors associated with severity of poisoning along with treatment option. 4) To list out type of antidote used and any drug interactions and ADRs occurs due to antidotes, if any. 5) To find out the duration of hospital stay. Method: A visit to emergency ward was given each day to check for any new cases. Details of each poisoning case were recorded in the data collection form. Statistical analysis was done by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). Results: A total of 128 cases poison cases were identified. Out of which 77 (60.2%) of patients were male and 51 (39.8%) of patients were female. Out of the 128 studied patients, 95 (74.2%) of patients were from rural region and 33 (25.8%) of patients were urban region. Out of the 128 studied patients, 71 (55.5%) of patients were married and 57 (44.5%) of patients were unmarried. Most of the patients 45 (35.2%) were employed significantly lower in than unemployed 83 (64.8%) patients. Out of 128 patients, 44 (34.4%) of patients were alcoholic and rest 84 (65.6%) patients were not addicted. Test of proportion showed 55 (43%) patients were suicidal whereas 12 (9.4%) patients were intentional, most of patients 61 (47.7%) had on accidental intentions. Most of the patients cases 53 (41.4%) were due to consumption of Organophosphate Poisoning. Conclusion: Through this study, it was found that Organophosphate poisoning was most common type of poisoning and common antidote is Atropine (25%).

Keywords: Poisoning, Atropine, Organphophate, Drug abuse

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,

Pages: 1202 - 1204

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