過疎地病院耳鼻咽喉科外来患者の動向 [in Japanese] A Statistical Analysis of Outpatients Clinic at the Hospital in the Depopulated Area [in Japanese]
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We performed a statistical study of outpatients visiting the Department of Otolaryngology at Hamasaka Public Hospital for an one year period from April 1998 to March 1999. A total of 455 of 1, 658 patients (27.4%) were in the 0 to 9 years age group, which was the highest number. A total of 849 of the 1, 658 patients (51.2%) had otogenic diseases.<br>The incidence of acute otitis media was highest in the 0 to 9 years age group. Sensorineural hearing loss, most of which was diagnosed as presbycusis, was most common in the over 65 age group.
- Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica
Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 95(1), 87-92, 2002-01-01
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