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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83-87

Epidemiology of trauma in Markazi (Center) province of Iran; eliminate the hazard is first priority

1 Emergency Medicine Department, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
2 Emergency Medicine Department, Kosar Hospital, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
3 Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran

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Golnesa Mardani
Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2221-6189.233017

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Objective: To investigate the epidemiology of traumatic patients, referred to the Vali-asr trauma center, Arak, Iran in the summer of 2016. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, all patients with trauma, entered the study considering inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data were then analyzed by the SPSSv.19. Mean, SD, percentage and frequency were used for data analysis. Results: A total of 1 049 patients were released after examination due to normal vital signs. A total of 483 patients were transferred to be under observation in hospital’s wards. All patients were chest X-rayed, among whom, 17 unusual cases were found. Conclusions: It is recommended that comprehensive investigations should be made to identify road and non-road hazardous factors, and that a great step and first priority in safety and removal of hazards is effectively taken by accurate planning in addition to higher public educations.

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