Retrospective Analysis of Intoxication Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit: Evidence Based Management vs Personal Experience

Ertan C., Gedik E., YÜCEL N. , Akgun F. S. , Aslan S., Togal T. , ...Daha Fazla

HEALTHMED, cilt.5, ss.2039-2046, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: HEALTHMED
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2039-2046


Objective: Intoxication is a major problem in emergency departments (ED). Patients shall either be hospitalized or discharged after ED care. This decision requires a thorough evaluation of the patients' risk of mortality and cost effective approach. Aim of this study was to define characteristics of our poisoning patients and appropriateness of their hospitalization decisions to ICU.