Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2017)
Study of organophosphate poisoning in north Indian patients
Author(s): Dr. Bhola Kumar Singh
Abstract: Organophosphate poisoning occurs most commonly as a suicide attempt in farming areas of the developing world and less commonly by accident. The study has planned in North Indian Hospital. The 40 patients detected with the Organophosphate poisoning were enrolled in to the study. The maximum patients found in the selected study groups are from the rural area. From the total 40 patients 30 patients are from the rural area and 10 patients are from the urban area. From the total patients 18 are male and 22 were females. There are about 22 patients who were poison detected within 6 hour of intake. 10 patients were detected in 6-12 hours and 8 patients were known after 12 hours. There are about 21 patients whose intake quantity of poison is not known. There are about 25 patients who had intention of the suicide for the intake of poison was detected. It is more frequent observation that younger generations are more victims of organophosphate poisoning. Hence the law needs to be strengthening on easily availability of organophosphate. The educating the people about serious concerns of the organophosphate are also important.
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