Assessment of cases of traumatic chest injuries reported to general surgery department - Sonkar SN, Gupta SK.

BACKGROUND: Traumatic injuries are the leading cause of death worldwide. Head and spinal cord injury is the common site of injury followed by thoracic trauma. The present study evaluated various traumatic chest injuries among patients reported to general s...
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IntroductionThere has been little systematic study of the epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in Nepal, South-East Asia, and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in general. One third of the global morbidity and mortality due to injurie...
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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the population profile of people living with traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) to help evaluate health care needs of this aging population DESIGN: Cross-sectional study SETTING: SCI Model Systems (SCIMS) centers throughout the Unit...
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The objective is to determine the extent to which polytrauma significantly impacts intrahospital mortality among patients with complete cervical SCI and to assess whether an organ system-based approach would be appropriate as a mortality predic...
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BACKGROUND: Clinical complications following spinal cord injury are a big concern as they account for increased cost of rehabilitation, poor outcomes and mortality. OBJECTIVE: To describe the occurrence of traumatic spinal cord injury and associate...
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OBJECTIVE: To identify trends in causes of death after spinal cord injury (SCI) that could enhance understanding why life expectancy after SCI has not improved in the last three decades. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: Twenty-nine SCI Model Systems ...
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INTRODUCTION: Spinal cord injuries (SCI) in military personnel, veterans, and others require an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to their care. This appraisal used the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) II instrument to e...
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OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality after the first year post spinal cord injury (SCI) overall and across demographic and injury characteristics. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: Sixteen Spinal Cord Inju...
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Spinal cord injury (SCI) patients suffer from diverse gait deficits depending on the severity of their injury. Gait assessments can objectively track the progress during rehabilitation and support clinical decision making, but a comprehensive gait analysis...
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BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic factors can bias clinician decision-making in many areas of medicine. Psychosocial characteristics such as diagnosis of alcoholism, substance abuse, and major psychiatric disorder are emerging as potential sources of conscious and...
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This study aimed at testing the internal consistency and longitudinal measurement invariance of a brief quality of life questionnaire-the spinal cord injury quality of life basic data set (SCI-QoL-BDS)-among individuals with spinal cord injury/dis...
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