International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

Critical care challenges in the orthopedic patients: A study

2021, Volume 7 Issue 4

Critical care challenges in the orthopedic patients: A study

Author(s): Dr. Gnanaprakash Palaniappan, Dr. Chetan John Rasquinha and Dr. Major K Kamlanathan
Abstract: Aim: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the causes, numbers, outcomes of Orthopedic patients requiring intensive care.
Methods: A retrospective and prospective study of patients admitted as in patients, under orthopaedic care, in PGSIMSR, and who required intensive medical care were included in this study. Conclusion: With increasing trauma and polytrauma cases, coupled with increasing geriatric population, intensive care has becoming more and more common in orthopaedic patients. Mortality rate is higher in the trauma group. Elderly patients are more likely to develop complications due to associated comorbidities. This emphasizes the importance of pre operative and postoperative monitoring of these vulnerable patients.
Pages: 191-194  |  643 Views  222 Downloads


International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dr. Gnanaprakash Palaniappan, Dr. Chetan John Rasquinha, Dr. Major K Kamlanathan. Critical care challenges in the orthopedic patients: A study. Int J Orthop Sci 2021;7(4):191-194. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2021.v7.i4c.2884
 
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