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Hospital records increase in calls to victims of gun in TO

The number of people injured by stab is higher, being 58 against 46, injured by a firearm projectile

 
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Facade of the Hospital Regional Public Gurupi.
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The Regional Public Hospital Gurupi (HRPG), in reference to service the southern region of the state of Tocantins, recorded a high number of services to victims of firearm and white. From January until September 20, 2012, there were 104 visits to these victims. The number of people injured by stab is higher, being 58 against 46, injured by a firearm projectile.

According to the Surgeon General, Maurice Nauar, surgeries to stab injuries are minor because usually affects fewer organs. It explained that in these cases most of the time, the opening is made of the affected region to determine whether there is a greater risk of gravity and then the hole is closed.

In cases of gunshot injuries, the surgeries are a bit more complex because the projectile fire usually affects more than one organ. The resistance of the projectile is greater, he said. The case cirurgiados spend more days in hospital and it is almost a rule need other resources, such as probe. There are also cases of people who, depending on the wound site, spend a few days in the ICU - Intensive Care Units.

The treatment of the wounded stab is softer, since the firearm out much more expensive. In cases involving a firearm even more features at surgery, exemplified.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Firearm    Regional Public Hospital Gurupi HRPG    Tocantins   
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