Suicidal Poisoning in Emergency Units
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04217070|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 3, 2020
Last Update Posted : February 12, 2020
Poisoning is the deterioration of the body's functions by the ingestion of any substance being toxic to the body or by overdosing a nontoxic substance. Poisoning cases may vary according to the geographical and seasonal characteristics of the region, sociocultural structure of the population, life index and the age groups.
Worldwide, intentional self-poisoning (ISP) is the most common form of suicide attempt and the most common method that results in medical hospitalization.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
Questionnaire is prepared including the following items:
Gender -age-marital status -occupation- socioeconomic state -special habit -history of psychiatric innless-history of chronic diseases-history of drug dependence -previous suicidal attempts-toxic substance used in suicide- time of poisoning, season and time of arrival .
Data regarding poisoned substance:
Dose, type of the substance used and rout of administration. Presenting symptoms of intoxication and management
Complete clinical examination:
General condition: conscious level and vital signs. Local examination: chest, heart, abdomen, etc.
(Arterial blood gases - ECG -otherwise according to case presentation)
Complete recovery, complications, death.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Suicidal Poisoning Cases in Emergency Units of Assuit University Hospitals|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||March 1, 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 28, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 30, 2022|
- Other: Questionnaire
Questionnaire including demographic data, data regarding poisoning substance and outcomes of suicidal attemptsOther Name: ABG, ECG, ECHO, SCREENING TESTS
- Determination of the prevalence of suicidal poisoning cases attending emergency units, Assuit university hospitals [ Time Frame: One year ]Number of cases of all age group committing suicide by poisoning in a peroid of one year will be known. accidental poisoning will be detected to release the prevalence of suicidal poisoning
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04217070
|Contact: Gehad H Eisa, email@example.com|
|Contact: Eman S Shaltout, Drfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assiut University Hospital|
|Assiut, Egypt, Assiut university71515|
|Study Director:||Randa H Abd-Elhady, prof|
|Study Director:||Noha E Ebrahem, Dr|