Study of Mortality Patterns among Hospitalized Patients in Public Sector Tertiary Care Hospitals Faisalabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Arif Ali, Ayesha Arif, Tehreem Fatima, Muhammad Moaaz Arif
2017 Annals of Punjab Medical College  
In human life, probability of death to occur is 100%. Statistics on patterns and causes of death in a community reflect burden of disease and its related determinants. They are often employed to indicate priorities for health actions and allocation of resources. They also provide basis for further epidemiological research. In many cases the cause of death is predictable and largely preventable through pro-active multi-disciplinary coherent strategies. Objective: To study mortality trends and
more » ... ality trends and its determinants in patients admitted in public sector tertiary care hospitals in Faisalabad. Methods: This study is descriptive cross sectional by retrospective examination of medical record of all deaths which occurred in hospitalized patients at DHQ Hospital Faisalabad. Period:
doi:10.29054/apmc/17.403 fatcat:z33ctmumyjeqvli2rarripkw5a