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An interesting case of suicidal poisoning

Sharma, M and Satish, Kumar and Prashar, A and Sharma, A (2010) An interesting case of suicidal poisoning. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Aconite is one of the most poisonous known herbs. It has been known to be used as a homicidal poison from long time in history. However this is rarely known to be used as suicidal poison. Poisoning with aconite is usually fatal and death commonly occurs due to arrhythmias and cardiotoxicity. We report a case of attempted suicidal poisoning by aconite where patient survived in spite of documented cardiotoxic effects of the poison.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Suicidal poisoning, aconite, mohra
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:6986
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 04:53
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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