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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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MAMANI ORTIZ, Yercin; ROJAS SALAZAR, Enrique Gonzalo  and  CHOQUE ONTIVERO, María del Carmen. Clinical-Epidemiological Analysis of Patients with Trauma of Locomotor Apparatus. Central Hospital Ivirgarzama province Carrasco, Cochabamba, Bolivia. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2013, vol.36, n.2, pp.81-85. ISSN 1012-2966.

Objectives: to analyze Clinical features - epidemiological Trauma Patients with Locomotor Central Hospital in Ivirgazama province Carrasco, Cochabamba, Bolivia. During the period from July 2011 to June 2012. Methods: a cross, descriptive, quantitative and oriented explanation type, counting with the universe of 640 patients seen in different service conditions of the musculoskeletal system is made, And the sample was comprised of a total of n=144 patients seen and treated by orthopedic pathology and / or Orthopedic not be refe-rred to another health center. Results: of all patients the highest percentage is between 31 to 40 years with 27% . It was observed that the proportion of patients treated on an outpatient basis ( 48.61 %, n = 70 ) had the same rate as seen at the surgical center ( 51.39 %, n = 74 ) among patients treated at the center surgical noted that the closed fracture reduction is presented in greater proportion with 18.75% ( n = 27) patients , followed by fixation with n = 19 ( 13.19% ) patients and surgical scrub further proceedings in third with n = 14 (9.72 %) patients, while bone fractures own nose is the leading cause of outpatient care with a total of n = 20 ( 13.89% ) patients, these latter were attended by the traumatology service in the absence of other services that can resolve the problem at the center. Conclusions: fractures in the economically active population . Their various forms are the pathologies most frequently served by the Service Central Hospital of Traumatology Ivirgarzama.

Keywords : epidemiology; locomotor apparatus; hospital stay.

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