Trauma patterns in patients attending the Emergency Department of Jazan General Hospital, Saudi Arabia.

@article{Hokkam2015TraumaPI,
  title={Trauma patterns in patients attending the Emergency Department of Jazan General Hospital, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Emad Naeem Hokkam and Abdelaziz Gonna and Ossama M. Zakaria and Amany El-Shemally},
  journal={World journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={48-53}
}
BACKGROUND Modern civilization and the sharp rise in living standards have led to dramatic changes in trauma pattern in Saudi Arabia. This study aimed to describe the different patterns of injuries of patients attending the Emergency Department of Jazan General Hospital (JGH) in the southwest corner of Saudi Arabia. METHODS A total number of 1 050 patients were enrolled in the study. A pre-organized data sheet was prepared for each patient attended the Emergency Department of JGH from… CONTINUE READING