Rhinosinusite AcuteJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2021-03-05
Authors : Edinaldo Gomes De Oliveira Neto;
Page : 96-99
Keywords : Airway infections; Rhinosinusite Acute;
Upper airway infections (IVAS) are the most common infectious diseases during childhood, being characterized by being located in the upper respiratory tract. Acute rhinosinusitis is a type of URTI that causes symptomatic inflammation of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses lasting less than 4 weeks. The general objective is to analyze the profile of patients, aged 0 to 60 years, diagnosed with rhinosinusitis acute, attended at the private Hospital, located in the municipality of Aracaju / SE, during the years 2014 to 2018. This article was built on from a course conclusion work that was based on a research which was a descriptive, cross-sectional, observational and retrospective study of public archives at the Hospital da particular de Sergipe, where secondary data collection was made, from information from medical records. In the analyzed data, patients were mandatorily aged between 0 and 60 years old, as well as were seen during the years 2014 to 2018. The period in which there was a higher incidence of cases of URTI was between March and June, characterizing a greater incidence during the autumn period. The results showed an annual average of 8587 patients with URTI, with 2018 having the highest incidence. The main age group affected by URTI was between 0 and 9 years old, representing 25, 790 (60.1 %) patients, and adults were responsible for 9421 (21.9 %). The results showed a greater involvement in the female gender and in the group from 0 to 19 years old. Due to the high incidence of this pathology, the greatest complaint in adult women among the population studied is evident and the importance of primary care to it in view of the large amount of expenses with the diagnosis and treatment of symptoms of acute rhinosinusitis.
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