Patients

Number of patients (%)

Monitoring and basic supportive care

175 (100)

continuous monitoring (ECG, oxygen status, blood pressure)

175 (100)

intravenous fluid and electrolyte replacement

166 (95)

oxygen supply

158 (90)

central venous catheterization

16 (9)

Advanced supportive care

167 (95)

invasive  ventilation

166 (95)

gastric lavage

154 (88)

inotropic drug therapy

53 (30)

renal replacement therapy

19 (11)

Table 4: Monitoring and supportive care procedures for survivors and nonsurvivors admitted to our ICU for poisoning.