[Hospital admissions due to obstructive lung diseases and pneumonia in two hospital districts].

@article{Eagan1999HospitalAD,
  title={[Hospital admissions due to obstructive lung diseases and pneumonia in two hospital districts].},
  author={Tomas Eagan and Amund Gulsvik and O M\orkve and Knut Skaug},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={1999},
  volume={119 28},
  pages={4173-5}
}
Admission rates for specific diseases in a defined district can be used as a coarse estimate of the need for health services. Such registration has not previously been conducted in the hospital districts of Bergen and Haugesund. We recorded all patients 16 years and older admitted to three hospitals for obstructive lung disease or pneumonia in the two hospital districts of Bergen and Haugesund in April to June 1997. A total of 438 patients were included in both districts, 246 with obstructive… CONTINUE READING