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Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021


Memona Saleem, Iqra Razzaq, Ayesha Hashmi

Abstract :

Objective: Tis exploration work aimed to examine scientific characteristics of tetanus victims in embryology intensive care unit (ICU) in Services Hospital Lahore.
Methodology: This research work is expressive study based on explanations carried out in Services Hospital, Lahore from January 2018 to December 2019. Tetanus Victims who got admission in pediatric ICU in the duration of this research work were the participants of this research work. We collected the data from files of the Victims and we also included the data about demography, clinical appearance, and severity grade, duration of stay in hospital, outcomes and complications. We also included the treatment expenses. We applied the descriptive statistics for the description of the findings.
Results: In the period of this exploration work, total twenty three Victims of tetanus got entrance in pediatric ICU in which 12 Victims were masculine and eleven Victims were ladies. Most of the Victims (13) were in the age group of two to six year of age. There were 17 immunized Victims and six Victims conventional only OPV & BCG. No patient was current appropriate protected for the age. Nine Victims were current with tetanus after operation, among them six Victims were males, five Victims had otogenic tetanus and nine Victims were present with no distinguishable portal of entry. Total 11 Victims were in the Grade-3 severity of organization of Ablett and six Victims were in Grade-4 harshness. There was degree of transience in our Victims of 26.0%. We observed autonomic variability in seventeen Victims and there was condition f ionotropic sustenance in all these Victims. The assessed expenditure of every day tetanus handling with use of powered freshening was about 31888 rupees and with no mechanical freshening, it was 199000 rupees.
Conclusion: Tetanus is totally avoidable difficulty with extraordinary degree of transience. The treatment of this illness is much expenditures in assessment with the inoculation which is open in our country. Appropriate upkeep of looped and comprehensive immunization is the best choice to reduction the tetanus problem.

Keywords: Frequency, treatment, Tetanus, complication, mortality.

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Please cite this article in press Memona Saleem et al, Scientific Characteristics Of Tetanus Victims In Embryology Intensive Care Unit., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(1).

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