Table 1

Reasons for admission to hospital
No Patients Reason for admission
14 Orthopaedic problem
7 Vomiting/diarrhoea
6 Viral illness
5 UTI
5 Pneumonia/respiratory problem other that asthma/wheeze/CF
5 Elective surgical admission (T’s and A’s mostly)
5 Asthma exacerbation/wheezy episode
5 Appendicitis/suspected appendicitis
5 Abdominal pain
4 Head injury
3 Tonsillitis
3 Seizures
3 Diabetes
3 Cellulitis/abscess/skin infection
2 Suspected testicular torsion
2 Rash
2 Musculoskeletal problem
2 Malignancy
2 Injury to abdomen
2 Ingestion/inhalation of a foreign body
2 CF exacerbation
1 Thyroid cyst
1 Post-operative complication
1 Polyuria
1 Management of chronic pain
1 Malaria
1 Laceration
1 Constipation
1 Allergic reaction

Flinn et al.

Flinn et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:491   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-491

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