Journal of Acute Disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 130--133

Cost analysis and characteristics of the patients admitted to emergency service with poisoning


Kilicli Elif, Kavalci Cemil, Findik Meliha, Muratoglu Murat 
 Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Emergency Department, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Kavalci Cemil
Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Emergency department, Ankara
Turkey

Objective: To investigate the cost analysis and hospitalization rates and modes of poisoning of patients who applied to Bakent University Ankara Hospital Adult Emergency Service. Methods: Poisoning Patients who applied to emergency service due to suicide attempt between 01.01.2011- 31.12.2014 were included in the study. Patients’ age, gender, date of admission, definite diagnosis, the rate of hospitalization, and hospital costs were examined. A total of 646 patients were included in the study. 208 (32.2%) of the patients were male. The median age of the patients was 29 years. Results: The most causes of poisoning was drug intake. The median cost of the patients was 75.14 TL (IQR: 66.5). Conclusion: There was a positive correlation between age and cost (P<0.05). The majority of the patients apply to emergency dapartment with drug poisoning and female.


How to cite this article:
Elif K, Cemil K, Meliha F, Murat M. Cost analysis and characteristics of the patients admitted to emergency service with poisoning.J Acute Dis 2018;7:130-133


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Elif K, Cemil K, Meliha F, Murat M. Cost analysis and characteristics of the patients admitted to emergency service with poisoning. J Acute Dis [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Sep 24 ];7:130-133
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