An Analysis of 1255 ICU Patients at a Tertiary Military Hospital

Authors

  • MHM Delwar Hossain Professor, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Former Chief Consultant ICU CMH Dhaka, Dhaka Cantonment
  • Abdullah Al Maruf Classified Specialist in Anaesthesiology, CMH, Dhaka Cantonment

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https://doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v1i1.14368

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ICU Patients

Abstract

An intensive care unit (ICU) is a special part of hospital where expertise medical and nursing care has been provided along with monitoring and organ support. An analysis of 1255 patients was carried out to investigate retrospective review of data from ICU of combined military hospital (CMH) Dhaka. During this study period, the frequency of admission into ICU was more from medical discipline (59.92%) than other disciplines like surgical (37.52%), gynaecological, obstetric and other disciplines (2.55%). The incidence of survival was 53.86% from medical, 69% from surgical and 84.38% from gynaecological, obstetric and other disciplines and mortality was 46.14%, 31% and 15.62% respectively. Occurrence of total ventilatory support provided in all disciplines was 45.34%. In other studies it was found that the ICU mortality varies between 15% to 44% depending on various factors like age, severity of diseases, length of stay and organizational capability of the ICU. The most prevalence of diseases admitted into this ICU was cardiovascular diseases, which were 42.47% and second prevalent diseases were head injury (11.34%). The incidence of immediate mortality within 12 hours was 7.97%.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v1i1.14368

Bangladesh Crit Care J March 2013; 1: 40-44

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2013-03-31

How to Cite

Hossain, M. D., & Al Maruf, A. (2013). An Analysis of 1255 ICU Patients at a Tertiary Military Hospital. Bangladesh Critical Care Journal, 1(1), 40–44. https://doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v1i1.14368

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