Bull Emerg Trauma 2013;1(1):28-33.
Epidemiology of Pediatric Acute Poisoning in Southern Iran: A Hospital-Based Study Mahmood Haghighat1, Hossein Moravej2, Maryam Moatamedi2*
Department of Pediatrics Gastroenterology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Department of Pediatrics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Corresponding author: Maryam Motamedi
Address: Department of Pediatric, Nemazee Hospital, Nemazee Square, PO Box: 11351-71937 Shiraz, Iran. Tel: +98-917-1165763 Fax: +98-711- 6474332 e-mail: [email protected]
Received: September 2, 2012 Revised: October 6, 2012 Accepted: October 10, 2012
Objective: To determine the epidemiology of acute childhood poisoning in Shiraz, southern Iran. Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional descriptive study, being performed in Nemazee and Dastgheib Hospitals affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The study included pediatric patients (