Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Hospital Stay of Patient: Supracondylar and Intercondylar Fractures of the Distal Femur

Address:   Singh Sanat*, Thakur Amit K., K.K. Singh, Shrivastava, P.K. and Netam Sujata.
Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur ( Bastar ) – 494001 INDIA.
*Corresponding Author
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Back ground: Over all, India reported 418 accidental deaths a day in 2009 an increased by 7.3 % compared to 2008 as per National Crime Records Bureau’s annual report of deaths and suicides across the country. Objective: To assesstime taken from accident to discharge from the hospital. Study design: Cross sectional Setting: Indoor Orthopedic and ward of a tertiary hospital Sample Size: Thirty patients of both sexes of the fracture of lower femur (supracondyler and intercondyler) admitted in a tertiary hospital. Statistical Analysis: Simple proportion. Findings: 36.66% of patients were operated on or before five days of accident, only 13.33% patients were operated after two weeks this may because of the associated injury or medical complications like diabetes and/or hypertension, 50% of the patients discharge from the hospital on or before seven days of the operation, only 6.7% patients took more than 35 days in their discharge. Conclusion: there is an urgent need to conduct Continuous Medical Education (C.M.E) all concerned on “rational use of drugs “to put a full stop on development of resistance against the drugs otherwise patients have to suffer a lot and the treatment will be beyond the reach of the most of the patients which ultimately harm all concerned irrespective of caste, creed, colour, religion, profession rich or poor.
Rational use of drugs, Superbug, Resistance.
Singh Sanat, Thakur Amit K, KK Singh, Shrivastava, PK , Netam Sujata. Hospital Stay of Patient: Supracondylar and Intercondylar Fractures of the Distal Femur. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2012; 4(2): 108-110.
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