[Incidence of wheezing asthma, rhinitis, urticaria and conjunctivitis in a pediatric emergency department]

Pediatr Med Chir. Jan-Feb 1994;16(1):29-31.
[Article in Italian]

Abstract

The Authors considered the incidences of the urgencies for allergic pathology arrived at Santobon Hospital during January-December 1992. In the period of twelve months a whole of 42.702 children came to Hospital; among them 4.359 showed an allergic pathology with a clear prevalence for wheezing and asthma. In addition it was observed too that an allergic mainly affected male children.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Asthma / epidemiology*
  • Asthma / therapy
  • Child
  • Child Health Services
  • Child, Preschool
  • Conjunctivitis, Allergic / epidemiology*
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypersensitivity / epidemiology
  • Incidence
  • Italy / epidemiology
  • Male
  • Respiratory Sounds
  • Rhinitis / epidemiology*
  • Seasons
  • Urticaria / epidemiology*