Evaluation des Patientenaufkommens der HNO-Abteilung des Kenyatta National Hospitals in Nairobi, Kenia

Die vorliegende Arbeit basiert auf einem Gemeinschaftsprojekt der Klinik für HNO-Heilkunde der Philipps-Universität Marburg und der HNO-Abteilung des Kenyatta National Hospitals. Das Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenia ist nationales und universitäres Lehrkrankenhaus der Medizinischen Fakultät Nairo...

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Main Author: Griesemann, Heide
Contributors: Werner, Joachim (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Dissertation
Language:German
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2007
Subjects:
HIV
ENT
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Table of Contents: Purpose of this study was to determine the epidemiology of ear, nose and throat-diseases and to evaluate the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures at the Kenyatta National Hospital, a National Referral Hospital and University of Nairobi Teaching Hospital, Kenya. Upper respiratory diseases, foreign bodies, malicious tumours and HIV-infections received special attention. Over a 4-month period (June till October 2001) data of 336 patients, which were seeking medical care at the ENT-ward of the Kenyatta National Hospital, were recorded and analysed. The applicated questionnaire included 56 parameters concerning personal and socioeconomic details, diagnostically processing, diagnoses and treatment practice.