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Emergency Medicine
A nationwide study of children and adolescents with pneumonia who visited Emergency Department in South Korea in 2012
Chang Hyu Lee, Youn Kyoung Won, Eui-Jung Roh, Dong In Suh, Eun Hee Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(3):132-138.   Published online March 31, 2016
Purpose

Acute respiratory infection, particularly pneumonia, is the most common cause of hospitalization and death among children in developing nations. This study aimed to investigate the characteristics of children and adolescents with pneumonia who visited Emergency Department (ED) in South Korea in 2012.

Methods

We analyzed National Emergency Department Information System (NEDIS) records from 146 EDs in South Korea for all pediatric patients...

Parental satisfaction with pediatric emergency care: a nationwide, cross-sectional survey in Korea
Hye Young Jang, Young Ho Kwak, Ju Ok Park, Do Kyun Kim, Jin Hee Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2015;58(12):466-471.   Published online December 22, 2015
Purpose

This study attempted to examine parental satisfaction with pediatric emergency care (PEC) in Korea and investigate the features influencing overall satisfaction.

Methods

A nationwide, cross-sectional survey was conducted among parents who had taken their children to an Emergency Department (ED) in the three years prior to the study. A 21-item, structured questionnaire was administered to the parents through a web-based system. Participants'...

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