EMERGENCY EAR, NOSE AND THROAT ADMISSIONS IN NORTHERN GHANA

Adjeso, Damah Mc, Murphy Jp
2017 Postgraduate Medical Journal of Ghana   unpublished
Ear, nose and throat (ENT) emergencies are common in the north of Ghana; however, there are no published reports. We conducted a retrospective study of ENT emergencies at the ENT Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). Methods: This was a four-year review of patients admitted for emergency care at the ENT Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital between January 2013 and December 2016. Analyzed parameters included age, sex, diagnosis and outcome of treatment. Results: A total of 390 patients
more » ... admitted for ENT emergency treatment during this period. Thirty-eight patients were excluded on account of incomplete information with 352 patients included in the final
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