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Profile of Pediatric Patients at Emergency Department in Secondary Hospital in July-December 2021

Volume: 119  ,  Issue: 1 , February    Published Date: 07 March 2023
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 379  ,  Download: 233 , Pages: 128 - 136    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001191220234487

Authors

# Author Name
1 Ni Putu Anggita Medyantari
2 Dyah Kanya Wati

Abstract

Background. Emergency is a clinical condition that requires immediate medical action to save live. Emergency treatment in children are different from adults. The emergency departement is place where responsible for admission, initial assessment, stabilization, management of patients with acute conditions, injuries and referrals for continuing care. In Indonesia itself there is still no definite data that describes the number of visits by pediatric patients in Indonesia. Objective. Know the characteristic of pediatric patients at the emergency department in secondary hospital in July-December 2021 according to age, sex, triage, working diagnosis and waiting time. Methods. A descriptive observational study research. Number of sample 3003 patients. Research variables consist of age, sex, triage, working diagnosis and waiting time. Results. The results of this study showed that male patients more than female patients, the most common age of patients are in 5-10 year age group, there were many false emergency cases than emergency cases, the most common working diagnosis is fever, patients were treated less than 30 minutes. Conclusion Out of 3003 patients, there were many male patients, 5-10 year age group, many false emergency cases, most working diagnosis were fever and patients were treated in less than 30 minutes

Keywords

  • Pediatrics