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Publications

  • Original Article   
    Developing a Standard Treatment Protocol Towards Organophosphorus Poisoning for Emergency Department in a Hospital, India
    Author(s): Usha M*, Satish Kumar BP, Shahin Maria Jose, Ebru Joseph Sebastian and Laxman Wagle

    Abstract

    Background: Organophosphorous poisoning is one of the most common pesticide poisoning in India. Aim of this study is to develop standard treatment protocol to manage cases with a special reference of treatment practice from our tertiary care hospital and various literature resources. Methods: It was descriptive, observational, study conducted at rural tertiary care teaching hospital, within a time period of 6 months. Data were collected retrospectively and prospectively and were documented according to epidemiology, clinical characteristics and Treatment practices of different class of OP poisonings to develop standard treatment protocol for the future reference. Data were analysed using Microsoft excel. Results: Total of 150 patients; 100 retrospective and 50 are prospective. We found that males are more commonly poisoned. Majority of them were within age group of 20-30 years, farmer.. Read More»