Emergency Department : A Part from The Book Chapter : Epidemiological Study of Road Traffic Accident Cases Admitted in a Tertiary Care Centre of Uttar Pradesh, India: A Hospital Based Cross Sectional Approach

Emergency Department

The present study is a hospital based cross sectional study, conducted from April 2012 to March 2013 among cases admitted in Emergency Department or Hospital of SN Medical College, Agra due to road traffic accidents. The ethical clearance was given by ethical committee of S.N. Medical College, Agra. By using systematic sampling technique, a total of 425 RTA cases were registered for the study. The cases or their attendants after obtaining informed and written consent were interviewed by using a semi structured questionnaire. The Road traffic accidents cases were operationally defined as “injuries occurring on road involving two or more objects, one of which was any kind of moving object”.

Author(s) Details:

Verma P.,
Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College Kannauj, U.P, India.

Singh G.,
Department of Community Medicine, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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