بررسی علل مصرف الکل در اردبیل در بحران پاندمی کووید 19

خلیلی, زهرا (1400) بررسی علل مصرف الکل در اردبیل در بحران پاندمی کووید 19. در: International E-Conference on COVID-19 & Health System: The Lessons Learned, May 25-27, 2021, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences Zanjan, Iran.

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The Causes of Alcohol Consumption in Ardabil in a Pandemic Crisis COVID 19

English Abstract

Introduction: Since the new Corona virus was reported in November 2019, the World Health Organization has designated it as a global health emergency called COVID 19. The virus not only caused casualties but also caused widespread concern and socio-economic impact. One of the unintended consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic, which followed the implementation of social distance and the restriction of social contacts and quarantine, was the increase in alcohol consumption. Alcohol abuse as a social problem is a phenomenon that accompanies society's ability to organize and maintain The existing order is destroyed, the normal functioning of social life is disrupted. Following the pandemic crisis of COVID19; Unfortunately, based on the evidence and information obtained from some hospitals in the country, cases of poisoning and death due to methyl alcohol were reported. Therefore, the researchers decided to investigate the reasons for alcohol consumption in the city of Ardabil in March 2020, which occurred during the COVID 19 pandemic. Methods: The present study is a cross-sectional descriptive study. The tool used is 5 parts. The first part is a checklist of background and demographic information, the second part is how to consume alcohol such as reasons for consumption, type of alcohol consumed, source of preparation, etc., the third part is a checklist of accompanying symptoms, the fourth part is laboratory and clinical results and the fifth part is complications. Alcohol poisoning. All patients referred to the emergency department of Imam Khomeini Hospital with the diagnosis of alcohol poisoning in March 2020 were selected by available census method, which included 180 people. SPSS 16 software was analyzed. Results: Out of 180 patients referred to Imam Khomeini Hospital in Ardabil, 13 were female and 169 were male. The mean age of the patients was 10.69 ± 30.71 years. The majority of people with diploma and higher education were 68.1%, married 37.9%, self-employed 55.5% and without underlying disease 92.3%. 93.4% of people had no history of taking any medication. And 98.1% of family members did not report a history of drug use. The data showed that 51.6% of these people had a history of alcohol use before the COVID 19 pandemic. The type of alcohol consumed in the participants in this study was 88.5% methanol in the amount of 100 to 3000 ml. Eight of these people died and the rest were admitted to the emergency, inpatient and intensive care units. 92.3% of them cited fear of corona and rumors that alcohol had a protective effect against the corona virus. The most common symptoms in these patients are dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, headache and visual disturbances. 87.4% also have kidney problems caused by consumption. Conclusion: According to the findings of the study, it can be concluded that the COVID 19 pandemic has far-reaching consequences, including an impact on community mental health, thus highlighting the importance of targeted support planning during quarantine for community members. The need to address and clarify the rumors about the protective effect of alcohol and other things mentioned above is also becoming more apparent

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده مسئول :زهرا خلیلی
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Alcohol; Pandemic; COVID 19
Subjects:WC Communicable Diseases
Divisions:Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Nursing
ID Code:14397
Deposited By: miss zahra khalili
Deposited On:12 Mar 1400 12:55
Last Modified:12 Mar 1400 12:55

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