Prognostic Value of Arterial Blood Gas Indices Regarding the Severity of Traumatic Injury and Fractures of the Femur and Pelvis

Leila Mohsenian; Mohamad Karim Khoramian; Sara Sadat Mazloom

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 318-324

  Objective: To evaluate the prognostic value of arterial blood gas (ABG) indices, especially base excess (BE), regarding the severity of traumatic injury.Methods: A total number of 96 trauma patients with fractures of femur and pelvis were included in this study. Demographic characteristics and clinical ...  Read More

Domestic Injuries among Children Under 7 Years of Age in Iran; The Baseline Results from the Iranian First Registry

Robab Mehdizadeh Esfanjani; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Mina Goletsani; Reza Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 280-284

  Objective: To investigate epidemiological aspects of injuries among Iranian children under 7 years of age using obtained data from a national registry.Methods: Injury data were derived from a national-based injury supervision system during 2000–2002. This registry involved all of home-related injuries ...  Read More

Otolaryngological Presentations in Times of Terror: Profile from a Tertiary Health Center in North-Central Nigeria

Adeyi A. Adoga; Daniel D. Kokong; Kenneth N. Ozoilo

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 206-211

  Objectives: To report the incidence, socio-demographic characteristics, otorhinolaryngological presentations and outcomes of management of patients at the Jos University Teaching Hospital following terror attacks.Methods: A prospective descriptive hospital based study of consecutive patients presenting ...  Read More

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Traumatic Hand and Finger Amputations in North Western Iran; A Single Center Experience

Nasrin Mehri; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Abdolrasoul Safaiean

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 42-46

  Objective:  To determine the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of hand and finger amputations in patients referring to a single center in northern Iran.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on 200 traumatic hand amputees hospitalized in Shohada Hospital in Tabriz, Northwestern ...  Read More

Assessment and Availability of Trauma Care Services in a District Hospital of South India; A Field Observational Study

Pallavi Sarji Uthkarsh; Gopalkrishna Gururaj; Sai Sabharish Reddy; Mandya Siddalingaiah Rajanna

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 93-100

  Objective: To assess the availability of trauma care services in a district referral hospital of Southern India.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study being performed during 2013 in a tertiary healthcare centre in Southern Indian. A detailed assessment of trauma care services was done in a 400 bed ...  Read More