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Hospitalization rates of children with croup in Ontario, Canada

Hospitalization rates of children with croup in Ontario, Canada

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Published by Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario in North York, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child, Hospitalized -- Ontario.,
  • Croup -- in infancy & childhood -- Ontario.,
  • Hospitalization -- in infancy & childhood -- Ontario.,
  • Croup -- Ontario -- Statistics.,
  • Hospital utilization -- Length of stay -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-23).

    StatementTeresa To ... [et al.].
    SeriesICES working paper series -- no. 31, ICES working paper -- #31
    ContributionsTo, Teresa., Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC746 .H67 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21023888M

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Hospitalization rates of children with croup in Ontario, Canada Download PDF EPUB FB2

BACKGROUND AND EPIDEMIOLOGY. Most children with croup have mild and short-lived symptoms, with rates of ED visits and hospitalizations in Canada, with one population-based study in Alberta reporting that % to % of all ED visits in children Cited by: 5.

Croup hospitalization rates per population in Ontario ( –) for children aged 0 to 4 years by gender. 54 CROUP HOSPITALIZATIONS IN ONTARIO at. Croup develops in more than 80 Canadian children each year, making it the second most common cause of respiratory distress in the first decade of life.

1, 2 It affects boys more than girls () and young children between 6 months and 3 years of age more commonly than younger infants, older children and adolescents. 2 Croup is frequently preceded by 24–72 hours of nonspecific cough Cited by:   However, a small percentage of children with croup have symptoms that persist for up to a week.

Rates of hospital admission vary significantly between communities but, on average, less than 5% of all children with croup are admitted to hospital. Of those admitted to. Most children who present with acute onset of barky cough, stridor, and chest-wall indrawing have croup.

A careful history and physical examination is the best method to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out potentially serious alternative disorders such as bacterial tracheitis and other rare causes of upper-airway obstruction. Epinephrine delivered via a nebuliser is effective for temporary.

In 3 studies from the United States, the average annual rates of hospitalization were reported to range from to per children rates in the youngest children. Introduction. Infection with influenza is common in children and associated with significant illness and with death.

Although children with influenza infection often present with respiratory symptoms or fever, more serious complications, such as encephalopathy and death, can occur alization rates among healthy young children and especially those hospitalization.

Even though most children have fairly mild symptoms, the sudden onset of croup symptoms during the night causes many parents to bring their child to an emergency department, 25 Consistent with these findings, fewer than 5% of children with croup are admitted to hospital in population-based studies, 26, 27 Of those with croup who are.

Incidence/ Prevalence. Croup has an average annual incidence of 3%, and accounts for 5% of emergency admissions to hospital in children aged under 6 years in North America (unpublished population-based data from Calgary Health Region, Alberta, Canada, –). Corresponding Author: Dennis Scolnik, MB, CHB, The Hospital for Sick Children, University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8 ([email protected]).

Author Contributions: Dr Scolnik had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data by:   56 Stoney P, Chakrabarti M. Experience of pulse oximetry in children Oxford: Blackwell Science, 32– with croup. J Laryngol Otol ; – To T, Dick P, Young W, Hernandez R.

Hospitalization rates of 57 Corkey C, Barker G, Edmonds J, Mok P, Newth C. Radiographic children with croup in Ontario. Homepage of Public Health Ontario(PHO). PHO keeps Ontarians safe and healthy.

With our partners in government, public health and health care, we prevent illness and improve health. According to research, failure to apply the best available evidence is widespread in pediatric health care, even for commonfor example, croup and gastroenteritis.

Simple and inexpensive medicines can reduce hospitalization rates by as much as 86 per cent and, thus, significantly reduce health-care : The Afro News.

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As of 27 Maymore than million cases have been reported across countries and territories, resulting in more thandeaths. Children at the highest risk of adverse outcomes from influenza illness include those aged younger than 5 years.

Hospitalizations occur more frequently among those aged younger than 2 years than among older children, with the highest hospitalization rates being among those aged younger than 6 months.

This does not necessarily translate into a Author: Fred Y Aoki, Upton D Allen, Samira Mubareka, Jesse Papenburg, H Grant Stiver, Gerald A Evans. Researching a Broad Range of Health Outcomes Health outcomes of interest to environmental epidemiologists range from well-characterized diseases, such as cancer, to syndromes or constellations of clinical measures of physiologic or neurobehavioral function.

Participants A convenience sample of previously healthy children 3 months to 10 years of age with Westley croup score of more than 1 or 2 or higher (scoring sys- File Size: KB. We performed a cost analysis study using decision tree modeling to determine whether the use of multiplex PCR testing for respiratory viruses (xTAG RVP test) is a more or less costly strategy than the status quo testing methods used for the diagnosis of respiratory virus infections in pediatric patients.

The decision tree model was constructed by using four testing strategies for respiratory Cited by: Croup, or laryngotracheobronchitis, is the most common cause of infectious airway obstruction in children. The most commonly affected group is aged 6 months to 4 years, with a peak incidence of 60 cases per children aged 1 to 2 years.

Croup has a peak incidence in early fall and winter, but it may be seen throughout the by:. INTRODUCTION. Group A Streptococcus (GAS), or Streptococcus pyogenes, is the leading bacterial cause of tonsillopharyngitis in adults and children worldwide.

GAS is one of the few causes of tonsillopharyngitis or pharyngitis for which antibiotic treatment is recommended. The treatment and prevention of group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis is reviewed here.Respiratory viral infections have a major impact on health. Acute respiratory illnesses, largely caused by viruses, are the most common illness experienced by otherwise healthy adults and children.

Data from the United States, collected in the National Health Interview Survey, suggest that such illnesses are experienced at a rate of illnesses per persons per year and account for.

For the next age groups, the fatality rates increase gradually: For people in their 40s it is %, in their 50s it is %, in their 60s it is % and their 70s it is 8%.