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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1991;12(9):24-29.
Published online September 1, 1991.
A survey about contents of care on the patients who visited emergency room at a general hospital.
Hong Ju Chung, Seung Jae An, Hee Sang Rheem, Eun Jun Cho, Joung Hun Chung
종합병원 응급실 내원 환자의 진료내용에 대한 분석
정홍주, 안승재, 임희상, 조은준, 정종훈
부천대성병원 가정의학과
Patients visited to emergency room of a general hospital for one year were analyzed to evaluate the role of family physicians in emergency room, ant the content of primary care.

The results were as follows ;
1. Among total 13,367 patients, the male and femele rate was 1.5:1 and the 29-29 year old group was 30.9%, the highest.
2. The seasonal distribution of the patients who visited emergency room highest in summer(29.6%).
3. The highest percentage of patients(21.8%) were seen on sunday.
4. The highest percentage of patients(23.5%) were seen from 8 P.M. to 12 P.M.
5. The problem, classifed by ICHPPC-2, why the patient visited the emergency room were in decreasing order as follows, accidents, poisonings and violence.
6. The percentage of patients was returning home, by department, who were seen at the emergency room, was highest in internal medicine.
7. In the comparison of hospitalizatiln of emergency room patients, by department, the highest(32.7%) was that of orthopedic surgery.
8. In management of patients, 77.0% of patients was returning home immediately after treatment, 22.3% was hospitalized 0.6% was dead on arrival and 0.1% of patients died during treatment procedure.


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