The most common causes hospitalization of elderly patients in the infectious ward of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Kermanshah (2010- 2014)

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Shokooh Sadeghi 1 , Soraya Bilvayeh 2 , * , Sahar Afzali 3 , Taraneh Bahmani 4 , Afshin Almasi 5 , Behzad Mahdavian 6

1 Department of radiology, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Department of Medical Laboratory, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

4 Department of Medical Biotechnology, School of Paramedicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

5 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

6 Counseling Center of Behavioral Diseases, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Sadeghi S , Bilvayeh S , Afzali S , Bahmani T , Almasi A , et al. The most common causes hospitalization of elderly patients in the infectious ward of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Kermanshah (2010- 2014), J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2016 ; 5(2):e81469.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 5 (2); e81469
Published Online: June 17, 2016
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: October 10, 2015
Accepted: March 02, 2016

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Abstract

The elderly people a Considerable part of world populations. In this descriptive study using Counting procedure out of 201 files of hospitalized patients in infectious disease ward of Kermanshah Imam Khomeini hospital between 2010 and 2014 were studied. We studied the most common causes of infectious diseases leading to hospitalization and death rate. Data was analyzed by Spss20. Out of elderly patients were 50.7% female and 49.3% male.Death rate was 12.44%. The most Common infection and sign were pneumonia (45%) and fever (48.8%), respectively.

Keywords

Elderly patients infection hospitalization

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