Three years of paediatric morbidity and mortality at the National Hospital in Dili, East Timor.

@article{Bucens2013ThreeYO,
  title={Three years of paediatric morbidity and mortality at the National Hospital in Dili, East Timor.},
  author={Ingrid Kirsten Bucens and Alison Reid and Aniceto Cardoso Barreto and Vikas Dwivedi and Megan Counahan},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2013},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={1004-9}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to undertake a retrospective review of admissions and discharges to the paediatric wards at the National Hospital Guido Valadares, Dili, as the epidemiology of hospitalised children in East Timor cannot be easily understood from the hospital health management information system. METHOD Data were sourced from unit registers for 3 years, 2008-2010 inclusive. Demographic characteristics and principal diagnoses were related to the risk of dying using stepwise… CONTINUE READING

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