Which individuals are most likely to ingest cyanide as a means of suicide?

Updated: May 30, 2020
  • Author: Inna Leybell, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Cyanide ingestion is an uncommon, but effective, means of suicide. [17] These cases typically involve health-care and laboratory workers who have access to the cyanide salts found in hospital and research laboratories.


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