Incidencia de enfermedades infecciosas en un servicio de medicina interna.

Translated title of the contribution: Incidence of infective diseases at an internal medicine service

C. Hoyos, G. Izquierdo, G. Piscoya, M. Romero, J. Saldías

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In the clinical records between 1980-1989, there are 3,386 diagnosis of diseases, 34 percent of them were infections, the first great cause of diseases in ten years; the second cause was cardiovascular 16.3%. Infectious disease were localized in urinary tract 19%, Typhoid Fever 15%, pneumonia 11%, tuberculosis 8.5%, cellulitis 8.5%, Viral Hepatitis 8%, Brucellosis 5%, gastrointestinal Tract infections 5% and others 20%. It is necessary improve the epidemiological criteria in the practice of internal medicine, because the elevated numbers of infectious diseases that we are seeing in the Internal Medicina Section.

Translated title of the contributionIncidence of infective diseases at an internal medicine service
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)171-175
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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