Pesticide poisoning cases in Ankara and nearby cities in Turkey: An 11-year retrospective analysis


KIR M. Z. , OZTURK G., Gurler M. , Karaarslan B., Erden G. , KARAPIRLI M., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, cilt.20, sa.4, ss.274-277, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jflm.2012.10.003
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.274-277

Özet

Since they are available in open markets and pharmacies, pesticides have been widely used all over the country. (Un) intentional poisoning with these compounds is one of the most common causes of chemical poisoning, especially in rural agricultural areas. Pesticide poisonings reported by various countries showed that it is a worldwide health problem with 250 000-370 000 associated deaths each year.