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Background and Purpose: Etiology of pediatric admission is changing. In this study the most common causes of children’s admission and duration of hospitalization were reviewed. In regard to complications of disorders, the results of this study will promote managing and facilities in pediatric ward.
Methods and materials: Pediatric patients admitted to Qa’em Hospital in Mashad, Iran in one year were studied. After filling out the questionnaires using the patient’s records, relevant data were analyzed in SPSS and Excel using chi-sequence and t-test.
Results: Among 800 admitted fever in 57.8%, convulsion in 41%, cough in 20.9% and dyspnea in 7.3% of cases were chief complains. The most common diagnosis included febrile convulsion (41.4%), pneumonia (13.4%), bronchiolitis (8.6%) and asthma (5%).
Conclusion: The prevalence of pneumonia, acute bronchiolitis and febrile convulsion were more common than world’s statistics. But asthma is lower than other regions. Therefore, attention to infections disease and respiratory system disease in particular is necessary.