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SPORTS PATHOLOGY IN THE STATISTICS OF THE AMBULANCE SERVICES OF THE REGIONAL CENTER OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

V. V. KHRAMOV, V. S. POTHEMIN RAZUMOVSKY SARATOV STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, SARATOV, RUSSIA

Objective: To analyse physical culture and sports morbidity and traumatism in Saratovcity during the year. Material and methods: Subject of study – city ambulance station logs and calls statistics. Prospective study.
Results: 290 complaints registered. Regional indicators of appeals in the ambulance about sports pathology constituted 0.16% of total number of calls. Overall sports appeals amounted to 13.81 of 10 000 athletes: 10.57 cases - about injuries and 3.24 for non-traumatic complaints. Requests for emergency assistance from the indoor sports objects were more than 1.5 times higher than those fromoutdoor objects. Broken ribs and bones of the extremities are the most common sports injuries in the region (35%). Increased levels of need in emergency medical care at mass sporting events were found.
Conclusions: Masssports and recreational activitiesrequire special attentionconcerning injuries prevention.
Keywords: 
sport, injure, emergency pathology, statistical analysis, regional results, ambulance, statistics, regional results.