Indian Journal of Public Health


Year
: 1990  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 159--62

A study of accidental poisoning (in children) in a rural medical college hospital of West Bengal.


AK Sarker, S Ghosh, K Barik 
 Dept. of Medicine, Burdwan Medical College & Hospitals

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A K Sarker
Dept. of Medicine, Burdwan Medical College & Hospitals

134 cases of accidental poisoning in children have been reported, children belonging to the age group of 1-3 years are the main victims. Kerosene has been noted as the single most important cause of poisoning. Mortality was fortunately low amounting to 5.2% of all cases.


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Sarker A K, Ghosh S, Barik K. A study of accidental poisoning (in children) in a rural medical college hospital of West Bengal. Indian J Public Health 1990;34:159-62


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Sarker A K, Ghosh S, Barik K. A study of accidental poisoning (in children) in a rural medical college hospital of West Bengal. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 1990 [cited 2019 Sep 20 ];34:159-62
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