Upper and lower extremities fractures in children under 12 years referred to Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, 2003-2014

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Sorush Borji 1 , Nasrollah Sohrabi 1 , Zohreh Abasifard 2 , Mohsen Zhaleh 3 , *

1 Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

2 School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Department Of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Borji S, Sohrabi N, Abasifard Z, Zhaleh M . Upper and lower extremities fractures in children under 12 years referred to Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, 2003-2014, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2016 ; 5(1):e81454.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 5 (1); e81454
Published Online: April 19, 2016
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: August 10, 2015
Accepted: January 29, 2016

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Abstract

Patients hospitalized in cardiac intensive care units Trauma is the second cause of mortality in Iran after cardiovascular diseases. In this cross-sectional descriptive study, all of patients with certain diagnosis of fracture, referred to Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, were investigated. Demographic information of patients was extracted from files of patients based on standard questionnaire. The data were analyzed using SPSS software version 16. Of 5342 patients, 3579 cases (67%) were male and 3498 cases (65.4%) had a fracture in upper extremities. The most common case of fracture was falling from a height (77%). The result of the study, showed the high rate of fracture in children under 12 years in this area.

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fracture limbs children

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