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|Title:||Characteristics and functional status of victims with fractured injury in Lushan earthquake|
|Source:||四川大学学报. 医学版 (Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition), 2015, v. 46, no. 4, p. 606-610 How to cite?|
|Journal:||四川大学学报. 医学版 (Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition)|
Objective: To analyze the functional limitations and characteristics of victims with fractured injury in Lushan Earthquake.
Methods: A total of 113 patients admitted to the hospital from April 20th to 30th 2013 for treatment of fractured injury in Lushan Earthquake were recruited for this study. They were evaluated by the department of rehabilitation medicine in West China Hospital using a questionnaire.
Results: The most common. cause of injury was falling (39.82%). Vertebral fractures (26.55%) was the most common type of injury. Most injure was light (80.53%), but incidence of complications was high (89.37%). Motor functional limitations included restricted range of motion (97.35%), balance functional limitation (89.38%) and decreased muscle force (87.61%). Limited cardiopulmonary function and limited circular function occurred in about 19.47% of patients. About 76.11% patients had restricted activities of daily living capacities, predominantly in bathing (96.46%), stair climbing (86.73%), and walking (78.76%). Pain symptoms were common (97.35%), with 4-6 in visual analogue scale (VAS) values accounting for 40.71% of those reporting pains. Limited psychological function, professional function and social function was reported by 46.02%, 99.12% and 100% patients, respectively.
Conclusion: Fractured injury of Lushan earthquake victims has its own characteristics. Increased attention should be paid to the restoration of psychological function, professional function and social function.
|Rights:||© 2015 中国学术期刊电子杂志出版社。本内容的使用仅限于教育、科研之目的。|
© 2015 China Academic Journal Electronic Publishing House. It is to be used strictly for educational and research use.
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