Year: 1980 Source: Public Health, v.94, no.6, (1980), p.356-361 SIEC No: 19830062

This article discusses 529 patients admitted to a general hospital in Lanarkshire, England, over a twelve-month period suffering from accidental or self-induced poisoning. One hundred thirty-five were under the age of 5, two were 6-12, and the remainder were adults. The article includes the condition of the patient on arrival, time of arrival, occupation, causation (type of drug) and follow-up.