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Clinico‑epidemiological profile of poisoned patients in emergency department: A two and half year’s single hospital experience Indranil Banerjee, Santanu Kumar Tripathi, A Sinha Roy1
ABSTRACT Context: Poisoning is a common cause for attending emergency department of hospitals. Aims: To explore the epidemiological characteristics and clinical profile of patients presenting with poisoning in emergency department. Settings and Design: Prospective, cross‑sectional, hospital‑based study. Materials and Methods: Relevant epidemiological and clinical data from patients, presenting with history/clinical features of poisoning in emergency department of a tertiary care district hospital in India, were collected and analyzed.
Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, 1Department of Medicine, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal, India Address for correspondence: Dr. Indranil Banerjee, 10P, DPP Road, Kolkata ‑ 700 047, West Bengal, India. E‑mail: [email protected]
Statistical Analysis: Data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistical methods: Frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation (SD). A two‑tailed P