Assessment of Pattern of Suicidal, Accidental and Homicidal Cases Along with the Sort of Poisoning in North Indian Population

Authors

  • Qaiser Rasool Panzoo1 , Abhishak Kumar Varshney2 , Anuj Gupta3 , R.N. Tandon4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10401

Keywords:

Poisoning, Suicidal, Accidental, Homicidal, Victims, Deaths

Abstract

Introduction: This study aims at determining the mode of suicidal, accidental and homicidal cases along

with the sort of poisoning in north Indian population in relation to age, gender, profession, marital status,

upshot of diverse cases of poisons and prerequisite of ventilatory support in dissimilar kind of poisonings.

Materials and Methods: The study includes patients who had been earlier exposed to the to poison either

by domestic or farming pesticide, snakebite, toxic plants, stings, manufacturing pollutant, drugs or varied

stuffs. The status of patients undergone through poisoning regardless of age, gender, sort as well as method

of poisoning, constituent of poisons were recorded in a proforma as prescribed by WHO guidelines .Results:

Poisoning was more during summer season was found to be having the majority of cases which comprised

35.0% of the total recorded incidents. Household and agricultural agents comprising of the 55.2% of the

total were followed by bites and stings comprising 26.2% were allied with a large amount of poisoning.

Conclusion: The prototype of poisoning in the current study is no exception with the patterns observed

in most of the other associated studies, preponderance of fatalities comprised male and toxins used for

agriculture affairs.

Author Biography

Qaiser Rasool Panzoo1 , Abhishak Kumar Varshney2 , Anuj Gupta3 , R.N. Tandon4

1 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, 2Assistant

Professor, 3 Associate Professor, 4 Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine, TMMC & RC, Moradabad

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Qaiser Rasool Panzoo1 , Abhishak Kumar Varshney2 , Anuj Gupta3 , R.N. Tandon4. (2020). Assessment of Pattern of Suicidal, Accidental and Homicidal Cases Along with the Sort of Poisoning in North Indian Population. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 449-453. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10401