1 results

Evaluation of hospitalization of children aged 0 to 5 years admitted for respiratory infections at a large hospital

Tatiana Gandolfi de Oliveira, Juliana da Silva Bemfeito de Moraes, Flávia Thomé Moreira, Raquel Coris Arrelaro, Viviane Alves Ricardi, José Ricardo Dias Bertagnon, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1908

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate the admission of children aged 0 to 5 years due to respiratory infections at a major hospital in the Southern region of the city of São Paulo.Methods:A total of 4,240 clinical records of children hospitalized and diagnosed with pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, bronchiolitis and bronchitis were evaluated for the 2008-2009 period, based on age, gender and year season.Results:Out of this total of children aged 0 to 60-months, 139 (3.2%) presented with pneumonia, with a slight predominance in female babies, and […]