Mental health

Clinical management of acute pesticide intoxication: prevention of suicidal behaviours

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 30
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789241597456



The specific purpose of this document is to improve medical management and mental health care of people with pesticide poisoning in health care facilities at different levels.

More particularly, to describe best practices in the clinical management of acute intoxication with pesticides, accidental and intentional, for different levels of staff in the health care system, i.e. primary health care, district hospitals, and specialized units.

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