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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2024, vol. 30, issue1
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2024301.5401
Published online: 01 March 2024

Original article
J of IMAB. 2024 Jan-Mar;30(1):5401-5404
Iliya KatrandzhievORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail,
Department of Anaesthesiology, Emergency, Intensive Medicine, Faculty "Medicine", Medical University - Varna, Bulgaria.

Emergency medicine is a dynamically complex and well-coordinated specialty. However, paediatric emergency sub-specialty is not yet well developed in most low and middle income countries. The purpose of the present study is to analyze the pediatric patients who passed through the emergency department of the hospital.
Results: Total examined children - 44547. Hospitalized – 12 062 - 30.7% of the total. Boys predominate (54.0%). Children in the age group 1-10 years - 81.8%. The patient flow in the pediatric emergency department from other districts increased by 35.8%.
Conclusion: Children are a particularly vulnerable group of patients who go through the emergency department, which is related to the specifics of pediatric care. The results of the study show that the largest proportion of pediatric patients are children aged 1-10 years, males, who sought medical help in connection with respiratory infections.

Keywords: children, emergency department, analysis,

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Please cite this article as: Katrandzhiev I. Analysis of patients - children who passed through the emergency department of St. Marina University Hospital - Varna for a period of seven years. J of IMAB. 2024 Jan-Mar;30(1):5401-5404. [Crossref - 10.5272/jimab.2024301.5401]

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Iliya Katrandzhiev, Department of Anaesthesiology, Emergency, Intensive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University – Varna; 1, Hristo Smirnenski Str. Varna, Bulgaria;
E-mail: katrandzhievcard@abv.bg

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Received: 07 July 2023
Published online: 01 March 2024

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