Volume : VI, Issue : XI, November - 2016

Demographic profile of lower respiratory tract infections in Paediatrics

Dr. Mohammed Azam, Dr. Shabbeer Ahmed

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 Respiratory tract infection is a major cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality, especially in the developing countries. The aim of the present study was undertaken to study the various risk factors associated with acute lower respiratory tract infections in paediatrics age ranging from 1 month to 10 years of age. 80 cases of respiratory tract infection in the age group of 1 month to 10 years of age were evaluated for various risk factors in rural hospital. Various risk factors like partial immunization, illiteracy, overcrowding, low socioeconomic status, anaemia and malnutrition were associated with respiratory tract infection

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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Dr. Mohammed Azam, Dr.Shabbeer Ahmed, Demographic profile of lower respiratory tract infections in Paediatrics, Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 11 | November 2016


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