Assessment of Neurological Diagnoses in Patients Applying to the Health Board

J Clin Exp Invest 2018;9(3):126-130.

https://doi.org/10.5799/jcei.458760

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Abstract

Objective: This study aims to identify disability rate cases due to neurological diseases obtained from the neurological healthcare board at Adıyaman University Faculty of Medicine.
Patients and Methods: As for participants of the study, the data of the cases applied to the Neurological Health Board of Adıyaman University Faculty of Medicine between January 2017 and December 2017 were evaluated retrospectively. The diagnosis, age, sex, disability rates and interrelationships of the cases were studied. The obtained data was analyzed.
Results: 958 cases were evaluated in total. 469 (49%) of these cases were male and 488 (51%) were female. The mean age of all cases was calculated to be 54.70 ± 28.8 (1-114) years, the mean age of men was lower (p <0.01) than that of women. The most common diagnoses were observed as dementia, epilepsy and cerebrovascular disease.
Conclusion: Determining the data of cases evaluated by the neurology healthcare board will help prevent disability and will contribute to the future studies on disability.

Keywords

Neurology, disability rate, health board

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Tak AZA, Ehi Y. Assessment of Neurological Diagnoses in Patients Applying to the Health Board. J Clin Exp Invest. 2018;9(3):126-30. https://doi.org/10.5799/jcei.458760