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Patients reception in Emergency Department

Nikolaos Fotos , Panagiotis Epitropakis

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to estimate the daily distribution of patients in the Emergency Department of Euroclinic Athens. Material-Method This study is retrospective. All data were collected from the book of the Emergency Department. The collected data concerned the distribution of patients in the Emergency Department from 1/1/2000 to 31/12/2000. The processing and presentation of collected data were contacted by the use of "Microsoft excel" and "SPSS 10.0 for Windows". Results During the studied period of time, the Emergency Department of Euroclinic Athens was visited by 3,872 patients (2,013 males and 1,859 females). The attendance of patients was bigger during the morning hours of the day. The two major symptoms of patients visiting the Emergency Department were many kinds of pain (1,846 incidents) and fever (495 incidents). The most frequently invited medical specialities were the pathologists (40%), the orthopedics (25.6%), the surgeons (12.8%) and the cardiologists (9.4%). Most of the patients (60.7%) left the Emergency Department after receiving first aid by the medical staff and the nurses. Conclusions The number of patients visiting the Emergency Department of Euroclinic Athens was small and this is justified by the fact that the most of patients who visit Euroclinic Athens are insured by specific insurance companies. Also, there was shown that most of the patients were male and the most  invited doctors were the pathologists and orthopedics. In addition, the majority of dents' reception,  left Euroclinic Athens, after receiving the proper medical and nursing care.

Keywords: Emergency incidents, padents reception, private clinic

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