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Epidemiological remarks on self inflicted injuries and poisoning

, : Epidemiological remarks on self inflicted injuries and poisoning. Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 144(9): 441-444

Voluntary and involuntary cases of injury and poisoning observed over three years in the Emergency Department in Milan [Italy], were subjected to epidemiological analysis. Data on 111 cases were collected. The results obtained were divided according to causes, sex and age group. Significant points emerging from the study are discussed as are the prospects for the organisation of treatment and prevention.

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