Issue N# 2 - 2013
Epidemiology of paediatric emergencies in ENT
Authors : Bouchareb N, Abada RL, Rouadi S, Mahtar M, Roubal M, Essaadi M, Kadiri F. (Casablanca)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2013;134,2:95-99.
Article published in french
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Objective: To assess the prevalence and severity of pediatric emergencies in ENT in Casablanca. Material and methods: This is a retrospective study over two years from January 1st 2010 to December 31, 2011, covering 2220 pediatric othorhinolaryngology emergencies observed in the emergency depart¬-ment of the “20 August Casablanca” hospital. Results: Males predominate and account for 72.25% compared to 27.74% of girls. The mean age was 7.5 years ranging from 03 months to 15 years. Five pathologies top the list; head and neck wounds (28.11%), foreign bodies (21.62%), infectious emergencies (21.57%), blunt trauma (16.39%), and finally hemorrhages from natural orifices (11.22%). Conclusion: This study assessed the prevalence and severity of ENT emergencies in children in Casablanca.
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