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  1. Poisoning deaths not reported to the regional poison control center.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objectives

    This study was designed to characterize poisoning deaths in Rhode Island and to determine the incidence of poisoning deaths that are not reported to the regional poison center.

    Design

    The records of the state medical examiner were reviewed retrospectively for all toxin-related deaths from January 1986 through December 1989, and those deaths were compared with deaths recorded by the poison center during the same period.

    Participants

    All patients whose deaths were due to a toxic substance and were recorded by either the state medical examiner's office or the regional poison center during the four-year study period.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Intoxication, Mort, Enregistrement donnée, Centre antipoison, Epidémiologie, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Poisoning, Death, Data logging, Antipoison center, Epidemiology, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0109974

    Code Inist : 002B03B. Création : 199406.