Epidemiological Pattern of Injuries in Iran; a Nationwide Review of Seven Million Emergency Department Admissions

@inproceedings{Aghajani2017EpidemiologicalPO,
  title={Epidemiological Pattern of Injuries in Iran; a Nationwide Review of Seven Million Emergency Department Admissions},
  author={Mohammad Haji Aghajani and Mashyaneh Haddadi and Soheil Saadat},
  booktitle={Emergency},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Globally, it is estimated that around 5.8 million people die annually as result of injuries, which causes 10% of all deaths and 16% of disability adjusted life years lost worldwide. This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of injuries in emergency departments in Iran. METHOD This cross sectional study was carried out using national injury surveillance data registry from 21 March 2009 to 20 March 2014. RESULTS 7,176,344 patients with the mean age of 27.5 ± 17.8 years were… CONTINUE READING