#NIS GERIATRIC CARE IN SIDDHA SYSTEM OF MEDICINE - A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY
Geriatric patients reported to @NIS is increasing day by day. A cross sectional study was conducted with #500 sample size, study period was #3months and data were entered in MS Access software and analyzed by STATA software.
More number of geriatric patient depends on Siddha medicine and continuing their visits to NIS of #3-5 years period.
This study reveals that more percentage of elders reported with #Orthopaedic and followed by Dermatology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology etc.
Patients with #DiabetesMellitus Hypertension, Cardiac and Neurological ailments were undergoing other system of medicine along with Siddha medicine.
Study courtesy - Dr.B.Shenbaga Priya, Department of Varma Maruthuvam