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The Analysis of 509 Admission Patients in Korean Medical Hospital due to Traffic Accident

  • Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Abbr : JKMR
  • 2012, 22(4), pp.169-183
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

국길호 1 Minseok Oh 2

1대전대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실
2대전대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives :The purpose of this study is to find out the characteristic of patients who had admitted in Korean medical hospital due to traffic accident. Methods :We analyzed statistical study in 509 patients, who had admitted to Dept. of oriental rehabilitation medicine, Dunsan oriental medical hospital, Dae-Jeon university from January, 2010 to December, 2010 according to medical charts. Results :1. In distribution according to age and sex, the rate of male was 35.0%, and that of female was 65.0%. Twenties numbered the most in male(9.8%) and female(16.1%). 2. In distribution according to pathway of admission, out-patient department was the most(88.8%), followed by emergency room(11.1%). 3. In distribution according to duration between time of injury and arrival at oriental hospital of Dae-Jeon university, less than 2 days was the most(58.0%), followed by 3 to 5 days(22.0%). 4. In distribution according to kinds of vehicles, car was the most(85.3%), followed by pedestrian(5.5%). 5. In distribution according to type of injury, sprain was the most(98.4%), followed by contusion & abrasion(21.67%). 6. In distribution according to traditional Korean medical physiotherapy, negative therapy was the most(96.5%), followed by hot pack(95.3%). Conclusions :This study showed that the following items take up the highest percentage from each category of patients who had been admitted to Korean medical hospital due to traffic accident - people in their 20s, females, entering hospital via out-patient department, and within 2 days since the accident.

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