Epidemiological profile of accidents by venomous animals / Perfil epidemiológico de acidentes por animais peçonhentos / Perfil epidemiológico de accidentes por animales venenosos

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Title Epidemiological profile of accidents by venomous animals / Perfil epidemiológico de acidentes por animais peçonhentos / Perfil epidemiológico de accidentes por animales venenosos
 
Creator da Silva, Caio Filipe Rosa
dos Santos, Carolina Magalhães
Palermo, Thaís Aparecida de Castro
 
Description Objective: to identify the epidemiological profile of accidents by venomous animals in the municipality of Campos dos Goytacazes. Methodology: this is a quantitative, descriptive study with a retrospective approach, which the data of 462 chips of a secondary basis were investigated. A semi-structured road map constructed using the accident investigation sheet was used as a data collection instrument. This study was submitted and approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the Higher Institutes of Education of the Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora Educational Center under protocol number 92070618.3.0000.5524. Results: there was a predominance of male victims (62.1%), young adults (36.8%), without school attendance (2.2%) and urban origin (31%). The majority of accidents occurred in the rural area (42.4%) and the foot was the most affected member (25.5%). Scorpion accidents stood out among accidents (46.8%), followed by snakes (32.9%), and the botrópico genus (13.9%). Cases classified as light (62.6%), use of serum therapy (48.1%) and evolution to cure (79.4%) predominated. Conclusion: Accidents are influenced by regional characteristics presenting different form according to the region studied. Epidemiological studies related to these accidents contribute to the situational diagnosis and monitoring of exposures and outcomes.Descriptors: Disease Notification. Information Systems. Accidents for venomous animals.
 
Publisher Universidade Federal do Piauí
 
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Date 2018-11-25
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
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Identifier http://www.ojs.ufpi.br/index.php/reufpi/article/view/7500
10.26694/2238-7234.7335-41
 
Source Revista de Enfermagem da UFPI; v. 7, n. 3 (2018); 35-41
2238-7234
 
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Relation http://www.ojs.ufpi.br/index.php/reufpi/article/view/7500/pdf
 
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