Emergency Medicine International / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Demographic Analysis of Emergency Department Patients at the Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai

Table 2

Frequencies of complaints for the six most commonly consulted disciplines.

ComplaintInternistNeurologistPulmonologistGeneral surgeonOrthopedic surgeonDermatologist
𝑁 = 9 0 2 𝑁 = 2 9 9 𝑁 = 2 3 9 𝑁 = 1 9 7 𝑁 = 1 8 7 𝑁 = 1 0 4

Headache60933000
Vertigo/dizziness252060000
Ear ache or ear infection1200000
Throat symptoms3502100
Chest pain14904100
Shortness of breath14160000
Cough210197000
Stomach and abdominal pain1790110810
Urologic5220110
Gynecologic symptoms100001
Spine0002190
Upper extremity15017293
Lower extremity320161100
Skin3001595
DM related400000
Fever293622502
Trauma00048860
Blood transfusion3900000
Intoxication620000
Other10065934
Unknown46661554

Data are shown for the entire study population.