oa South African Medical Journal - Patterns of disease in Black and Indian children in Natal
|Article Title||Patterns of disease in Black and Indian children in Natal|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Aug 1978|
|Pages||265 - 270|
|Keyword(s)||Black population, Epidemiology, Indian children, Natal, Paediatrics, Patterns of disease and Seasonal variation|
A statistical study of all admissions to the paediatric unit at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, during a 16-year period indicates the disease pattern encountered, and emphasizes the prevalence of preventable diseases, largely the result of malnutrition and infection, which leads to a high mortality, especially in the very young.
Article metrics loading...