Study of Cases in the Casualty of a District Hospital

Patil, Devaraj
July 2014
Medico-Legal Update;Jul-Dec2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p18
Academic Journal
This study was conducted on 250 patients who visited the casualty of District Hospital, Raichur, Karnataka, India. The objective of the study was to know the pattern of cases in the casualty of a district hospital and to analyse the case mix pattern of emergency cases in the casualty. General Medicine & its allied speciality contributed to the maximum number of patients attending the casualty. Maximum number of the patients visiting the casualty had minor complaints and did not suffer from any serious or life threatening problem, which actually required admission and emergency medical care. This results in increase workload of the casualty staff working mainly for providing emergency care in the hospital.


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