Asthma Burden in the Hospitalized Patients in North of Iran

Ghaffari, Javad and Hadian, Atefeh and Daneshpoor, Seyed Mohamad Mehdi and Khademloo, Mohammad (2014) Asthma Burden in the Hospitalized Patients in North of Iran. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (4.1). pp. 257-266.

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Introduction: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease. Genetic and environmental factors have been important role in the induction of asthma. It's estimated that asthma affect 2.7 to 35.4 of child (in average 13.4) in Iran. The aims of this study to assess the costs of asthma patients admitted in Boali hospital in Sari in the north of Iran. Patients and Methods: This descriptive study was carried out in asthma patients 1 to 20 years old that admitted in the Boali hospital in Sari from 2008 to2012. Out of 455 folders, 22 folders excluded because incomplete registrations.Results: Out of 432 patients, 280 patients (64.81) were male. 349 patients were 1-5 years old (80.78). Average annual cost in our asthmatic patients was 1219064 Rials(Iran currency) ( 121.9) per patient, 1183655 ( 118.3) and 1284789( 128.5) Rials per male and per female patient respectively. Conclusions: Our study showed asthma disease has been significantly cost for patient, family

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 14:23
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 14:23

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