An audit of hepatobiliary diseases in a tertiary level intensive care unit in Nepal

Pramesh Sunder Shrestha, Subhash Prasad Acharya, Gentle Sunder Shrestha, Diptesh Aryal, Rejin Kumar Udaya, Moda Nath Marhatta

Abstract


BACKGROUND:

Hepatobiliary diseases account for significant proportion of admission in our ICU, which is a semi-closed, 11 bedded mixed medical-surgical ICU.

AIM:

This study was conducted to present profile of patients with various hepatobiliary diseases who required ICU admissions for various reasons.

METHODS:

A retrospective data collection was done from our ICU admission book records on all patients admitted with hepatobiliary problem from 1st Jan 2013 till 31st Dec 2013 for a period of one year.


Keywords


Clinical Audit; Intensive care unit; Liver diseases; Mortality; Prevalence

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jsan.v4i1.17445

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