Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1975;18(6):463-467.
Published online June 30, 1975.
Statistical Studies on Pediatric Emergency Room Patients
Hyo Hee Lim, Jae Sook Lee, Hak Hae Kim, Soon Ja Kwon
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicins, Ewha Womans University Seoul, Korea
응급실 환아에 대한 임상적 관찰
임효희, 이재숙, 김학혜, 권순자
이화대학병원 소아과학교실
Abstract
The Authors reviewed 3, 016 pediatric patients in the emergency room in this University Hospital during 5 year period from Jan. 1970 to Sept. 1974. The results of this observation were obtained as followed: 1) Among the patients of visiting the emergency room, the patients under the 15 years of age was occupied with the percentage of 28. 2. 2)The age distribution showed that 80% was under the 6 years of age and 25. 4% was in. the 1~3 years. The highest age rate was also in the 1~3 years. 3)The most frequent primary diagnosis were in decreasing order: Respiratory tract disease (25.7%), Gastrointestinal disease (20.4%), Neurologic condition (17.4%), Neonatal disease (14.1%), Accident (12.9%). 4)The most popular time of visiting the emergency room was bstween 4 to 12 pm., at which time about 50% of patients were seen.


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