Short stay unit in the emergency department in the Children Hospital of Rabat: which interest?

  • N.Al Kadaoui, Children Hospital in Rabat
  • N. Mekkaoui Children Hospital in Rabat
  • L. Karboubi Children Hospital in Rabat
  • Badr Sououd Benjelloun Dakhama Children Hospital in Rabat
Keywords: Stay short Unit, average length of stay, emergency,, management of the patients.

Abstract

Objective: to establish an epidemiological profile of children admitted in the short-stay unit, to describe the different missions and activities carried out, to identify the main pathologies in this unit and to study the relevance of admissions. Materials and Methods: retrospective descriptive study of admitted children in the observation room of the Pediatric Emergencies in Rabat during 2012. The main elements studied were: the age, the sex and the origin of patients, the reason for admission, length of stay, paraclinical tests and medical treatment. Results: the observation room received 9.5% of the Children Hospital of Rabat’s (CHR) admission in 2012. The average age of patients was 4 years 8 months, 39% of which were infants, the average length of stay being less than 24 hours. The most common diagnoses were seizures, poisoning and Pyelonephritis

Author Biographies

N.Al Kadaoui,, Children Hospital in Rabat

Pediatric emergencies department

N. Mekkaoui, Children Hospital in Rabat

Pediatric emergencies department

L. Karboubi, Children Hospital in Rabat

Pediatric emergencies department

Badr Sououd Benjelloun Dakhama, Children Hospital in Rabat

Pediatric emergencies department

Published
2017-08-31
How to Cite
Kadaoui, N., Mekkaoui, N., Karboubi, L., & Dakhama, B. S. B. (2017, August 31). Short stay unit in the emergency department in the Children Hospital of Rabat: which interest?. EPH - International Journal of Medical and Health Science (ISSN: 2456 - 6063), 3(8), 55-61. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/mhs/article/view/240