The hazards of gastric lavage for intentional self-poisoning in a resource poor location
Objective. The 10-20% case fatality found with self-poisoning in the developing world differs markedly from the 0.5% found in the West. This may explain in part why the recent movement away from the use of gastric lavage in the West has not been followed
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