CHARACTERISTIC OF FEMORAL FRACTURE IN ADULT PATIENTS DUE TO ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN SANGLAH GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER DENPASAR 2013
By : Agus Desiartama
Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran
Department : PS. PENDIDIKAN DOKTER
Road traffic accidents have high mortality in the world and if not deal with it seriously, traffic accidents will always increase. One result of traffic accidents are fractures of femur. Femur fracture can give complications such as hemorrhage, internal organ injury, infections, fat emboli, respiratory syndrome, and also make physical defect, most due in adult person. Study about femur fracture in adult person due to road traffic accidents is rarely found in Indonesia, especially in Bali. This study is use to know about characteristic of femur fracture in adult person at Sanglah Center Public Hospital Denpasar. This study is a descriptive observational study used in 113 sample femur fracture of adult person due to road traffic accidents at Sanglah Center Public Hospital Denpasar, from January 2013 until Desember 2013 and used medical record in Angsoka ward and medical record room of Sanglah Center Public Hospital Denpasar. Data was analyzed by SPSS programme. From 113 samples showed that majority of sex is a man within 78 persons (69.0%), from the age group most ages 18-30 years as many as 64 people (56.6%). From 117 cases it was found that most of this type of fracture is a closed fracture with 85 cases (72.6%) and most of fracture’s location is in middle area or diaphysis with 68 cases (58.1%). The characteristic of femoral fracture in adult person due to road traffic accidents at Sanglah Center Public Hospital in 2013 was reported more common in men, 18-30 years old at aged group, closed fracture is the mostly type of fracture and location is in diaphysis.
Keyword : Road traffic accidents, femoral fracture, characteristic