Predictive Factors for Determining the Clinical Severity of Pediatric Scorpion Envenomation Cases in Southeastern Turkey


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Caglar A., Kose H., Babayigit A., Oner T., DUMAN M.

WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.26, no.4, pp.451-458, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wem.2015.04.005
  • Journal Name: WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.451-458
  • Keywords: scorpion, pediatric, thrombocytosis, ventricular tachycardia, critical care, PULMONARY-EDEMA, MULTIVARIATE-ANALYSIS, CHILDREN, STINGS, MANIFESTATIONS, MYOCARDITIS, DIAGNOSIS, SECONDARY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective.-The aim of this study was to define the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory manifestations of scorpion envenomation and to identify factors that are predictive of severe cases.