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