Changing spectrum of traumatic head injuries: Demographics and outcome analysis in a tertiary care referral center.

@article{Junaid2016ChangingSO,
  title={Changing spectrum of traumatic head injuries: Demographics and outcome analysis in a tertiary care referral center.},
  author={Muhammad Junaid and Afeera Afsheen and Ayesha Tahir and Syed Sarmad Bukhari and Anisa Kalsoom},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={864-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the causes, epidemiological characteristics and clinical outcomes related to cases of head trauma. METHODS The retrospective study was conducted at Combined Military Hospital, Quetta, and comprised data from September, 2007, to September, 2011. Treatments offered to each patient and their outcomes were recorded. Glasgow coma scale score was noted on admission and Glasgow outcome scale was used to determine the outcome at 6-month follow-up. Data was analysed using IBM… CONTINUE READING