A One Year Epidemiological Study of Mechanical Injury Cases brought to SIMS Hospital, Western Uttar Pradesh

Authors

  • Abhishek Sharma, Sumit Tellewar, Barkha Gupta, Vishwajeet Singh, Gurdeep Singh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i1.2

Keywords:

Mechanical injuries, Road Traffic accident, Fall from height, Assault

Abstract

Aim: To find out causes and factors responsible for the mechanical injuries. Materials & Methodology: This prospective study was conducted at Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, from 1st JULY 2017 to 30th JUNE 2018. There were total 306 patients of mechanical injury cases reported to the department of emergency during the study period. Result: Of the total 306 cases 228 (74.51%) cases were male and 78 (25.49%) cases were female. Most susceptible age group was between 21-30 years (30.1%) of age and RTA were the leading cause of death (83.66%).

Author Biography

Abhishek Sharma, Sumit Tellewar, Barkha Gupta, Vishwajeet Singh, Gurdeep Singh

Abhishek Sharma1, Sumit Tellewar2, Barkha Gupta3, Vishwajeet Singh4, Gurdeep Singh5

1Post-Graduate, 2Associate Professor, 3Professor, 4Assistant Professor, 5Post-Graduate, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, UP, India

Published

2020-01-16

How to Cite

Abhishek Sharma, Sumit Tellewar, Barkha Gupta, Vishwajeet Singh, Gurdeep Singh. (2020). A One Year Epidemiological Study of Mechanical Injury Cases brought to SIMS Hospital, Western Uttar Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i1.2