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JBUMS 2017, 19(12): 12-16 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Non-Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
S Shafiee , SM Hosseininejad , I Golikhatir , H Cheraghmakani , S Peyman , H Aminiahidashti , M Shafizad
Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Scienses, Sari, I.R.Iran , hamedaminiahidashti@yahoo.com
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a common and horrible disease and high rate of neurological complications. Misdiagnosis leads to increased mortality and delayed onset of treatment. This aim of study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of patients with SAH in Mazandaran.
METHODS: This research is descriptive and retrospective study on 110 non-traumatic SAH. Variables include age, sex, headache, swallowing disorder, speech impairment, syncope, hemiplegia, seizure, nausea and vomiting, as well as risk factors such as hypertension(HTN), diabetes(DM), hyperlipidemia(HLP), alcohol consumption, smoking, Ischemic heart disease(IHD) was extracted from the patients file.
FINDINGS: The mean age of patients was 53±16.92 years. The most common non-traumatic SAH in the age group over 40, especially 40 to 60 years. The average hospital length of stay was 14.7±4.77 days. Hypertension (47.3%) is highest prevalence in the study population compared with other risk factors include DM,HLP,IHD,smoking,alcohol consumption and the headache was 80% and hemiplegia was 11.8%.
CONCLUSION: All patients with sudden headaches, especially headaches that have a history of hypertension must be accurate and complete evaluation for SAH.


Keywords: Headache, Hypertension, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: EMERGENCY
Received: 2017/06/18 | Accepted: 2017/11/6 | Published: 2017/11/14
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Shafiee S, Hosseininejad S, Golikhatir I, Cheraghmakani H, Peyman S, Aminiahidashti H et al . Evaluation of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Non-Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. JBUMS. 2017; 19 (12) :12-16
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