TITLE

Trends in poisoning hospitalization and mortality in Taiwan, 1999-2008: a retrospective analysis

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p703
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to poisoning hospitalization and mortality trends in Taiwan. It states that data on the same was taken from the National Health Insurance (NHI) Research Database. It mentions that there were 210,021 hospitalizations and 20,260 deaths due to poisoning. It reports that men aged 65 or above were at the highest risk of poisoning, with medicinal drugs being the main cause.
ACCESSION #
66602140

 

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