: Poisoning is one of the major public health
problems gripping developing countries like Nepal.
Among variety of poisons, pesticides and insecticides are
easily available in Nepal, and thus commonly linked to
self-harm and suicide. Establishment of a socio-clinical
profile of poisoning would help to endorse pertinent
preventive and management strategies. In this regard, this
study aimed to determine the socio-clinical profile and
outcome of acute poisoning cases admitted to Bheri
hospital, a tertiary care center in Nepalgunj.
Methods: A retrospective observational study was
conducted from 16th July 2019 to 15th July 2020.
Demographic details, circumstances of poisoning, name
and chemical nature of the poisonous substance(s),
poisonous substance and various other parameters were
reviewed and analyzed using by SPSS 20.
Keywords : Poisoning; Organophosphate; Pesticides; Suicide.