ANALYSIS OF PATIENTS IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT MUZAFFARABAD HOSPITALS

Leukopoiesis in Ghrelin Treated Myelosuppression

  • Khalid Azam Khan Military Hospital/ National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Syed Nadeem Ul Haq *Combined Military Hospital Muzaffarabad/ National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Atif Najam Combined Military Hospital Chunia/ National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Analysis, Head and neck surgery.

Abstract

Objective: To assess the work load of the department in terms of individual disease.
Study Design: Descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department of Shaikh Khalifa Bin ZayedAl Nahyan, Hospital Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Muzaffarabad from Jan 2011 to Jan 2012.
Material and Methods: Total of 710 patients was admitted in ENT ward in one-year duration for various pathologies. For easy analysis, they were divided into groups according to the region involved by disease.
Results: Two hundred and eighty-five cases (40.14%) were admitted with pathologies of nose and para nasal sinuses making the highest percentage among the groups. The second major group was otology comprising of one hundred and fifty-six (21.97%) cases. One hundred and three (14.50%) cases were from pathologies in oral cavity. Thirty (4.22%) cases from skull base, thirty (4.22%) pathologies of larynx, trachea and bronchi, forty (5.63%) cases were from hypopharynx and esophagus, twenty-four (3.38%) cases were from salivary gland pathologies. Twenty-one (2.95%) cases were from neck region. Tumors were 4(0.56%) and neurological cases were 11 (1.54%) of the total number of cases.
Conclusion: Self-analysis/ audit at departmental level greatly enhances the working efficiency of a department and is essential for betterment of the patient and education of trainees as one gets a fair idea about the prevalence of disease in a community and can thus direct the resources accordingly.

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Published
2017-02-28
How to Cite
Azam Khan, K., Ul Haq, S. N., & Najam, A. (2017). ANALYSIS OF PATIENTS IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT MUZAFFARABAD HOSPITALS. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 67(1), 122-25. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/187
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