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Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine


Descriptive Study of Copper Sulphate Poisoning A Study of Twenty Autopsy Case


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Author Details: V.Sathyamurthy, T.Vedanayagam

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2394-6776

Print ISSN : 2394-6768

Article First Page : 147

Article End Page : 149


Abstract

Acute poisoning constitutes one of the most frequent causes of emergency admission in our Hospital and forms important cause of death among young people. In this study the study sample consists of 20 cases of copper sulphate poisoning. As the salt is very cheap and easily available it has been used mostly as a self-poisoning substance by the people of lower strata and the reasons for self-poisoning are poverty and inability to solve personal problems

 
Key words: poisoning, Copper sulphate.