Spectrum of pulmonary disease affecting the persons admitted to respiratory intensive care unit
Author(s): Dr. Mohd Akram Qureshi
Abstract:Aim of the study: To study spectrum of pulmonary disease affecting the persons admitted to respiratory intensive care unit. Results: We observed that mean age of the participants was 51.65 years. The age of participating patients ranged between 30 to 70 years. The number of male subjects was 66 and number of female subjects was 34. We observed that highest number of patients had bronchial asthma (n=22), followed by chronic eempyema (n=19), Pulmonary Tb (n=16), COPD (n=14), Pneumothorax (n=12), pneumonia (n=11). Conclusion: Within the limitations of the present study, it can be concluded that bronchial asthma, chronic eempyema, Pulmonary Tb, COPD and Pneumothorax are most common disease among pulmonary admitted patients.