Pediatric emergencies at a tertiary care hospital in India.

  title={Pediatric emergencies at a tertiary care hospital in India.},
  author={Sunit C Singhi and Vivek Jain and Gaurav Gupta},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  volume={49 4},
The aim of the present study was to study the epidemiological and clinical profile of patients attending an exclusive pediatric Emergency Department (ED). Data was retrieved from records of the patients seen over a 6-year period from 1995 to 2000. Descriptive analysis was done to define demographic and clinical details, and monthly admission rates and diagnoses. A total of 43800 patients were seen during the study period. Of these 42.1 per cent were admitted after initial evaluation. The ratio… CONTINUE READING


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