Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part F (2020)
To study modalities for evaluating the abdomen after blunt abdominal trauma
Author(s): Dr. Ishant Chaurasia and Dr. Tanya Agrawal Chaurasia
Abstract: Method: The present study includes 250 cases of blunt abdominal trauma admitted to Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore. On admission to hospital patient s name, age, sex, address, registration number, and, date and time of admission, length of delay in treatment taken noted and Nature of weapon also noted. Result: Table shows over -all mortality 14.6% in the period of study. Out of those patients who were discharged or had improved, 214, i.e. 85.6%of cases were improved. Mortality maximum in patient BAT due to RTA 64.52% and Mortality minimum in patient BAT due to fall from height 20%. This table shows that maximum patients come after 1 day of injury 83, i.e. 33.2 % and the minimum of the patients 32, i.e. 12.8% came to hospital in between 8-16 hrs of injury. This duration of injury had recorded from the OPD slip of the patients or the direct enquiry made from patients. Conclusion: Mortality can be reduced by Prompt transportation of injured patient to hospital especially by the police. Adequate resuscitation in the casualty room, Adequate supply of blood in blood banks during emergency hours. Supervision by skilled and experienced surgeons especially in mass casualties.