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A One Year Epidemiological Study of Mechanical Injury Cases brought to SIMS Hospital, Western Uttar Pradesh


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1 Post-Graduate, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
3 Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
4 Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
     

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Aim: To find out causes and factors responsible for the mechanical injuries. Materials & Methodology: This prospective study was conducted at Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, from 1st JULY 2017 to 30th JUNE 2018. There were total 306 patients of mechanical injury cases reported to the department of emergency during the study period. Result: Of the total 306 cases 228 (74.51%) cases were male and 78 (25.49%) cases were female. Most susceptible age group was between 21-30 years (30.1%) of age and RTA were the leading cause of death (83.66%).

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Mechanical Injuries, Road Traffic Accident, Fall From Height, Assault.
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Authors

Abhishek Sharma
Post-Graduate, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
Sumit Tellewar
Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
Barkha Gupta
Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
Vishwajeet Singh
Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India
Gurdeep Singh
Post-Graduate, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India

Abstract


Aim: To find out causes and factors responsible for the mechanical injuries. Materials & Methodology: This prospective study was conducted at Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, from 1st JULY 2017 to 30th JUNE 2018. There were total 306 patients of mechanical injury cases reported to the department of emergency during the study period. Result: Of the total 306 cases 228 (74.51%) cases were male and 78 (25.49%) cases were female. Most susceptible age group was between 21-30 years (30.1%) of age and RTA were the leading cause of death (83.66%).

Keywords


Mechanical Injuries, Road Traffic Accident, Fall From Height, Assault.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v14%2Fi1%2F2020%2Fijfmt%2F192855