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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 10
First page : ( 3276) Last page : ( 3282)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00581.9

Prevalence of Physical Injuries on the Head, Neck and Entire Body in, Hilla, Iraq

Mekhlef Alaa Kareem, Hameed Imad Hadi*, Khudhair Marwan Enad

College of Nursing, University of Babylon, Iraq

*Corresponding Author E-mail: imad_dna@yahoo.com

Online published on 26 March, 2018.


The aim of our study was conducted to assess the clinical profile of all patients with bruising injury, skeletal injury, head injury, ocular injury and oral injury. This study also included investigation of traumatic injuries associated with fracture, covering the period from 2010 to 2015. Knowledge of these associated injuries provides useful strategies for patient care and prevention of further complications. Eighty three males and twenty seven female (age range 15–75 years) were included in the study. Injuries were distributed randomly over the body surface and were mostly located in the skeletal [n=60 (66%)], but those to the bruising [n=1 (0.91%)], head [n=41 (37.21%)], ocular [n=2 (1.18%)], and oral [n=1 (0.91%)].



Head injury, skeletal injury, Retrospective, Prospective, Prevalence, Trauma.


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