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Characteristics of Orthopedic Patients in Emergency Room of Kasih Ibu Saba Hospital January 2020 - December 2020

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 1170-1172

Keywords : orthopedic injury; fracture; dislocation; sprain; strain;

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Orthopedic injuries can include cuts, bruises, strains or sprains, as well as injuries to the bones that cause fractures and dislocations. In 2018 in Bali, fractures occupied the lowest case prevalence. The most cases in that year included bruises, abrasions, sprains and strains. This study aims to determine the characteristics of orthopedic injury patient visits in the emergency department of RumahKasih Ibu Saba during 2020, in order to provide the best possibility for patients to determine the treatment needed with a fast response tim, and in actions that require surgery, to prevent an increase in such cases, considering that Bali is a tourism area. This research method is a descriptive study with a cross-sectional retrospective approach. The sampling technique used is total sampling, there are 101 respondents. Analysis of the results using statistical analysis of the frequency distribution. The results of this study were 52 female (51.5%) and 49 male (48.5%), most of the respondents are aged 25-64 (68.3%), for the type of injury, most of them are closed fracture 66 (65.3%), and response time ?60 minutes 54.5%. By knowing the characteristics of orthopedic injuries and the response time at the Kasih Ibu Saba Hospital, Bali, in order to improve facilities, infrastructure, human resources and management of the Hospital Emergency Room (ER) in ensuring emergency response with fast response time and appropriate handling.

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