International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
Assessment of respiratory tract infection in children: A clinical study
Dr. Gaurav Rajput
Background: Childhood infectious respiratory disease is common. The present study was conducted to assess respiratory tract infection in children. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 216 children age ranged 3-8 years of age. In all patients, symptoms such as nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, low-grade fever, anorexia and myalgia were recorded. Results: Age group 3-4 years comprised of 44 boys and 60 girls, 5-6 years had 22 boys and 35 girls and age group 7-8 years had 30 boys and 25 girls. Nasal stuffiness was seen in 160 children, throat irritation in 145, low-grade fever in 204, anorexia in 214 and myalgia in 184. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Respiratory tract infection is common in children. Common symptoms comprised of nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, low-grade fever, anorexia and myalgia.
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Dr. Gaurav Rajput. Assessment of respiratory tract infection in children: A clinical study. Int J Paediatrics Geriatrics 2019;2(1):12-13. DOI: 10.33545/26643685.2019.v2.i1a.21