Patterns and epidemiology of acute poisoning in Ethiopia: systematic review of observational studies

Chelkeba L., Mulatu A., Feyissa D., Bekele F., Tesfaye B. T.

ARCHIVES OF PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.76, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


Background: Acute poisoning is a common reason for emergency department visit and hospitalization worldwide with major morbidity and mortality. The burden of poisoning exposures in Africa is a significant public health concern, but only 10 of 58 countries have poisons information centers (PICs).