Upper Extremities Fractures in Alnajaf/Iraq

Authors

  • Mohammed Hasan Razoki1 , Salam Jasim Mohammed2 , Nabel Kadhum Juber3 , Ahmed Mohammed Hasan4 , Mohammed Shaheed Mahmoud5

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11377

Keywords:

(upper extremity, fractures, upper limb, Alnajaf)

Abstract

Purpose To take an idea about the size of an important socioeconomically public health problem, which are
fractures of the upper extremities
Material and Methods: All the patients who sustained upper extremities fractures in one year (between 1st
Jan. till 31st Dec. 2018)included in this study. Data collected from the documents of alsader medical city in
Alnajaf, it included the types of fractures, ages , gender, side of fracture ,and causes. Analysis of these data
was done and the results were demonstrated in tables.
Results : The total number of the patients were (3067),males 2231 and females 835.The number of fracture
clavicle 168, proximal humerus 28, shaft humerus 163, supracondylar fracture 169, elbow fractures 85,
forearm fractures 823, lower radius in children 292 , wrist fracture 193 , and hand fracture 310. People in the
1st decade were the most 1132 followed by the 2nd decade 949, 3rd decade 421 , 4th decade 256 , 5th decade
141, 6th decade 104 7th decade 36 , and above 70 (28) patient. The most common cause of the fractures was
fall in 1263 patient followed by fall from height 810, sport (football) 292 direct hit 243 , RTA 214, and fall
of heavy object 155 patients.
Conclusion: Children and adolescent are mostly affected. Planes from all the government administrations
showed decrease the occurrence of such injuries by learning programes to avoid fractures in all ages , in
order to decrease the socioeconomically burden on the community

Author Biography

Mohammed Hasan Razoki1 , Salam Jasim Mohammed2 , Nabel Kadhum Juber3 , Ahmed Mohammed Hasan4 , Mohammed Shaheed Mahmoud5

1
Head of Department of Orthopaedics/College of Medicine/University of Kufa/ Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon/
Alsader Medical City/Alnajaf /Iraq, 2
Professor, department of community medicine/college of medicine/
university of Kufa/Iraq, 3Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon/Department of Orthpaedics/Alsader Medical City /Iraq,
4
SHO(Surgery)/ Department of Surgery/Alsader Medical City/Iraq, 5
Senior Radiologist/Department of Radiology/
Alsader Medical City /Iraq

Published

2020-10-21

How to Cite

Mohammed Hasan Razoki1 , Salam Jasim Mohammed2 , Nabel Kadhum Juber3 , Ahmed Mohammed Hasan4 , Mohammed Shaheed Mahmoud5. (2020). Upper Extremities Fractures in Alnajaf/Iraq. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(11), 228-234. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11377

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