Cardiovascular disease among patients admitted to medicine intensive care unit (MICU) in tertiary care hospital
Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD’s) are rampantly increasing in the Indian population with an increasing trend in the younger patients. Overall cardiovascular diseases showed that almost one-fourth of all deaths in India in 2008. CVD’s were considered as the fastest growing chronic illness between 2005 and 2015, growing at an average of 9.2 % per year.
Objectives: (i) To know cardiovascular diseases in patients admitted to MICU; (ii) Categorization of various CVD and associated conditions; (iii) To know the socio demographic profile of the patients.
Materials and Methods: The study was retrospective of 3 months duration among patients of age group among 30-50 years admitted in KR Hospital Mysuru. All the patients admitted in the hospital for a minimum duration of 24 hours were included. Data were collected based on standard proforma from the available case record sheets. The analysis of data was based on descriptive statistical analysis.
Results: The study found that majority of cases recorded in MICU was cardiovascular related disorders. In that Myocardial infraction (MI) was major cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Keywords: Medicine intensive care unit (MICU), Myocardial infarction (MI), Cardiovascular diseases(CVD).