35. Management Outcome after Head Injuries among Assault Patients
Abdul Razaque Mari1, Asiya Parveen Shaikh2, Pardeep Kumar3, Muzamil Dilbar1,
Shams Raza Brohi1 and Hari Ram3
Objective: To determine the management outcome after head injuries among assault patients.
Study Design: Cross-section study
Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at the Neurosurgery department of Peoples University of Medical and Health Science. One year from February 2015 to January 2016.
Materials and Methods: All the assault patients presented with head injuries either of gender were included in the study. Complete medical history, clinical examination and routine laboratory investigation including CT brain were done. Patients were followed during Hospital stay till the discharge. All the data regarding demographic information, CT diagnosis, type of treatment and outcome were recorded in the self-made proforma.
Results: Total 56 patients were studied; their mean age was 31.82+13.58 years. Male ration was markedly higher 91.9%. Mostly patients were farmer and laborer. Headache, vomiting and nausea were the most common clinical presentations. 66.0% underwent surgical treatment and remaining underwent conservative treatment. 92.9% were normally recovered, 05.4% were shifted to the ICU and one patient was died.
Conclusion: It was concluded that young males were assaulted and mostly recovered. Quick and proper treatment may reduce the morbidity and mortality.
Key Words: Assault, head injury, treatment
Citation of article: Mari AR, Shaikh AP, Kumar P, Dilbar M, Brohi SR, Ram H. Management Outcome After Head Injuries Among Assault Patients. Med Forum 2019;30(11):132-135.