Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia.

@article{AlYami2010RecurrentVA,
  title={Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Sami M Al-Yami and Khaled A Mohajer and Majed I Al-Jeraisy and Ahmed M Batarfi and Mostafa A Abolfotouh},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={921-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the pediatric age group and most affected gender by asthma, and to determine the significant predictors of severity of asthma, and assess the appropriateness of asthma medication administration. METHODS This cross-sectional study was carried out at Emergency Department (ED) of children's Hospital at King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from January to March 2009. Interviews were carried out with the parents of 185 children, who presented to the… CONTINUE READING