Surgery: Current Research

ISSN - 2161-1076

Mehwish Changeez

Surgical Unit-I, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan


  • Case Report   
    Pattern of Bone Fractures in Paediatric Population Presenting in Tertiary Care Hospital
    Author(s): Maham Tariq, Raheel Ahmad*, Sara Malik, Mehwish Changeez, Anum Iftikhar and Usman Akram

    Introduction: Fractures are a leading cause of emergency presentation in pediatric age group and comprise 9% cause of healthcare presentation in children. About 1/3rd fractures in young age occur before 7 years of age 3, but are particularly prevalent in ages between 10-14 years and especially involve the male gender. Growing bone has the remarkable tendency of being able to correct underlying displacement as well as the risk of growth disturbance. Patients and Methods: A Cross-sectional study was carried at Benazir Bhutto Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi, which are affiliated with Rawalpindi Medical University. All children older than 6 months and younger than fourteen years of age presenting between January 2017 and June 2017 were included in the study. All concerned data was collected on a predesigned questionnaire. .. View More»

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