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Poisoning Severity Score in Acute Poisoning

Purpose:

To use the Poisoning Severity Score to grade the severity of an acute poisoning.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T36-T50

Description:

The Poisoning Severity Score was developed in Europe to grade the findings in a person with acute poisoning. It is somewhat long but it is fairly complete and provides an organized approach to patient evaluation.

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