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dc.contributorKarbakhsh, M.EN
dc.contributorZandi, N.S.EN
dc.contributorRouzrokh, M.EN
dc.contributorZarei, M.R.EN
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T08:37:39Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T08:37:39Z
dc.date.issued2009EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1501/15_1_2009_0057_0064.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117608
dc.description57-64EN
dc.description.abstractIn a cross-sectional study, all trauma patients hospitalized for 24 hours or more over a 4-month period in Taleghani hospital, the only referral teaching centre in Kermanshah city, were studied [‎n = 779]‎. Mean age was 34.7 [‎standard deviation 19.9]‎ years. Male, unemployed and illiterate patients predominated. Road traffic accidents, falls and interpersonal violence were the most common mechanisms of injury. Among road traffic accident victims, pedestrians were the most vulnerable group. A total of 7.8% of patients died, mostly due to head injuries [‎78.7%]‎. Our findings also showed the importance of head trauma as the main anatomical site of injuryEN
dc.language.isoenEN
dc.subjectCross-Sectional StudiesEN
dc.subjectAge DistributionEN
dc.subjectSex DistributionEN
dc.subjectWounds and InjuriesEN
dc.subjectWounds and InjuriesEN
dc.subjectCraniocerebral TraumaEN
dc.subjectWounds and InjuriesEN
dc.subject.meshWounds and InjuriesEN
dc.titleInjury epidemiology in Kermanshah: the National Trauma Project in Islamic Republic of IranEN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (‎1)‎, 57-64, 2009


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