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Table 4 Severity of poisoning and outcome

From: Presentations to an urban emergency department in Bern, Switzerland associated with acute recreational drug toxicity

  Number of cases, N = 503 (%)
Severity of poisoning
 Minor 177 (35)
 Moderate 220 (44)
 Severe 104 (21)
 Fatal 2 (<1)
Outcome
 Medically discharged home 299 (59)
 Self-discharged 42 (8)
 Admission to critical care unit 32 (6)
 Admission to ward other than critical care unit 19 (4)
 Admission to psychiatric clinic 111 (22)