Clinical Profile of Indoor Patients in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chittagong Medical College Hospital

Authors

  • Aminuddin A Khan Chittagong Medical College Chittagong
  • Md. Zahangir Alam Chowdhury Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong
  • Mohammad Moin Uddin Chittagong Medical College Chittagong
  • Nusrat Sultana Chittagong Medical College Chittagong
  • Ahsanul Hoque Chowdhury Chittagong Medical College Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19416

Keywords:

Patient profile, rehabilitation indoor, musculoskeletal, neurologic

Abstract

Background: This observational study done on the indoor patients of department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chittagong Medical College Hospital, admitted during the year 2011. The objective of this study was to see the most prevalent diseases admitted in our department.

Methods: Participants (225) were all the patients admitted during the period of 2011. Patients admitted more than once were recorded once only. Patients data were taken from hospital records.

Results: Spondyloarthropathies (SpA) comprised 18.66% of the patients. Total patient of SpA was 42. Among them AS was 47.62%. Prolapsed lumbar disk (PLID) patients constituted 12.44% (28) of hospital admission. Twenty one (9.33%) patients suffered from other causes lumbago-sciatica. Admitted RA patient number were 12 (5.33%) during this year. Total twelve patients with bone TB (5.33%) were admitted during 2011. Nine TB patients (75% of bone TB) had TB in the hip. Total Stroke patients admitted in that year were 9 (4%). Among them 8 (88.89%) were ischemic.

Conclusion: SpA, PLID and other lumbago-sciatica patients comprised the major bulk of the patients in inpatient department of PM&R. Musculoskeletal diseases were the commonest cause of hospital admission for rehabilitation. Neurological causes were next common. Inflammatory musculoskeletal diseases also formed a good number of patients.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19416

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Author Biographies

Aminuddin A Khan, Chittagong Medical College Chittagong

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Md. Zahangir Alam Chowdhury, Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Mohammad Moin Uddin, Chittagong Medical College Chittagong

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Nusrat Sultana, Chittagong Medical College Chittagong

Department of Dermatology

Ahsanul Hoque Chowdhury, Chittagong Medical College Chittagong

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Published

2014-07-06

How to Cite

Khan, A. A., Chowdhury, M. Z. A., Moin Uddin, M., Sultana, N., & Chowdhury, A. H. (2014). Clinical Profile of Indoor Patients in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chittagong Medical College Hospital. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 13(1), 36–38. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i1.19416

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