Clinical Audit of Patients with CVA in Medical Unit-I, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore.
Keywords:Clinical audit, CVA, infarction, SAIT, Intracerebral bleed
A clinical audit of patients of C.V.A admitted in medical unit 1 Jinnah hospital Lahore during months of September to January 1999-2000 is presented. During this period total number of 50 C.V.A patients were studied. There were 24 males and 26 females with a mean age of 595 years. Among them 34 were suffering from cerebral infarction, 5 had subarachnoid haemorrhage, 6 had intracerebral bleeds while 5 were victims of transient ischemic attacks. Out of these 22 patients improved, 9 expired while 19 of these showed no signs of improvement. Average hospital stay was 5.1 days. Hypertension, Diabetes mellitus, old age, smoking and previous C.V.A were the main culprits among the various risk factors.
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