Discernment scheme for paraquat poisoning: A five-year experience in Shiraz, Iran
Saeed Kavousi-Gharbi, Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 7134845794, Fars Province, Iran
Reza Jalli, Medical Imaging Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 7193711351, Fars Province, Iran
Akbar Rasekhi-Kazerouni, Zahra Habibagahi, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 7134845794, Fars Province, Iran
Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Trauma Research Center, Emergency Room, Division of Medical Toxicology, Hazrat Ali-Asghar (p) Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 7143918796, Fars Province, Iran
Author contributions: Marashi SM contributed to study concept and design; Kavousi-Gharbi S, Jalli R and Marashi SM contributed to analysis and interpretation of data; Rasekhi-Kazerouni A and Marashi SM contributed to drafting of the manuscript; Rasekhi-Kazerouni A, Habibagahi Z and Marashi SM contributed to critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Kavousi-Gharbi S and Marashi SM contributed to statistical analysis.
Supported by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. This article has been extracted from the thesis written by the first author of this article, No. 94-01-01-10180 approved on Aug 1, 2016.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Research Office of Hazrat Ali-Asghar (p) Hospital (Shiraz).
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Sayed Mahdi Marashi, Assistant Professor of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Trauma Research Center, Emergency Room, Division of Medical Toxicology, Hazrat Ali-Asghar (p) Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Zand St., Shiraz 7143918796, Fars Province, Iran. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 25, 2016
Peer-review started: November 28, 2016
First decision: December 15, 2016
Revised: January 5, 2017
Accepted: January 16, 2017
Article in press: January 18, 2017
Published online: February 20, 2017