An assessment of maxillofacial fractures treated in a suburban tertiary health facility: a 2-year study of 167 patients
作者: Etetafia MO and Odai ED
刊名: International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research, 2014, Vol.3 (3)
来源数据库: Michael Joanna Publications
DOI: 10.14194/ijmbr.3.3.6
关键词: Maxillofacial injuriesfacial bonesfracturesaetiologiestreatment outcomepsychosocial
原始语种摘要: Background: Maxillofacial trauma has continued to present a public health nuisance with attendant psychosocial, financial and physical challenges to the individuals affected and the society at large. Aim: This paper aims to review the aetiologies, pattern, and types of treatment and outcome of treatment of patients with maxillofacial injuries within the study period. Methods: Departmental records of patients with maxillofacial injuries were reviewed for 2011 and 2012. Data were collected into a predesigned data entry form. Results: One hundred and sixty-seven correct entries were found. This consist of 118 male and 49 females, giving a male:female ratio of 2.4:1 and the age ranged from 4-63years. The commonest cause of maxillofacial fracture noted was road traffic accident and the least...
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  • maxillofacial 上颌面的
  • mandible 下颌
  • assessment 评价
  • casualties 伤亡数
  • treatment 处理
  • facility 设备
  • physical 物理的
  • sixty 六十
  • correct 修正
  • treated 加工的