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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1991;12(9):18-23.
Published online September 1, 1991.
An analysis of contents of inpatient in department of family medicine.
Hyun Ja Kim, Young Ran Lee, Go Bong Lee, Bung Chul Lee, Sang Mo Choi
가정의학과 입원환자의 내용 분석
김현자, 이영란, 이고봉, 이병철, 최상모
대림성모병원 가정의학과
Abstract
In order to know the contents of disease of inpatients, the patients' charts were reviewed and analyzed.
All patients who admitted in the Department of the family medicine Daelim from March 1, 1989 to February 28, 1990 were analyzed.
The results of this study were as follows.
1. Total number of patients was 318 among them, male was in 35.5%, female was in 64.5%
2. The age distribution of patient was 4 th 78 years old. The age group of 25-34 was the largest.
3. The 5 most common problems were abdominal pain, nausea & vomiting, fever, headache, dyspnea.
4. The total number of final diagnoses was 546, and mean number of final diagnoses per patient was 1.7 diagnoses/patient.
The 5 most common diagnoses were acute gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection, gastroduodenitis, acute pharyngotonsillitis, renal stone.
5. In classifying disease by system, the rank in order frequency was infective and parasitic, digestive system, respiratory system, genitourinary system, injury and poisoning.
6. The referral rate was 6.2%
7. The total number of consultation was 166, and the top 5 specialities cousulted were obstetrics and gynecology, otorhinolaryngology, general surgery, urology, psychiatrics in order.


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