Senthil Kumar N

Department of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Technical and Medical Sciences, Saveetha University Chennai, India

  • Research Article   
    Clinical Characteristics of Traumatic Brain Injury Participants: A Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study
    Author(s): Divya Laxmi P*, Kumaresan A, Prathap Suganthirababu, Kamalakannan M and Senthil Kumar N

    Introduction Head injury is a major health problem and adults are vulnerable to injuries. This study was undertaken to know about clinical characteristics, causes, and patterns of head injury in an institute based hospital. Methods A Six-month cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among 110 head injury subjects admitted to Saveetha Medical College, Chennai from August 2019- February 2020. Data were analyzed by using Sigma Stat Version 4.0 and depicted in tables and graphs. Data recorded include socio-demographic characteristics, clinical, and Computed Tomography variables. Result A total of 110 head injury participants were reviewed and 20 were excluded and 90 were analyzed for the study. Males (64.4 %) outnumbered females (35.5 %). Road traffic accidents (58.8 .. View More»

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