Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

Tigist Tsegaye

Saint Paul’s Hospital, Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Delay in Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease and Associated Factors Among Pediatric Patients in Cardiac Center Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021 G.C
    Author(s): Tesfaye Hurisa*, Hirut Megersa and Tigist Tsegaye

    Background: Delay in diagnosis of congenital heart disease (CHD) causes significant morbidity and mortality. However, screening of neonates at birth enables early identification of CHD and decreases complications related to delay diagnosis. Research that investigates the magnitude of delay diagnosis of congenital heart disease was enable stakeholders to plan a targeted awareness-creation on screening practices for early detection of congenital heart disease. Objectives: To assess delay in diagnosis of congenital heart disease and associated factors among pediatrics patients who were registered in Cardiac Center Ethiopia from January 1, 2018, to December 30, 2020. Methods: A retrospective institutional-based cross-sectional study design was used in the cardiac center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A total of two hundred .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2572-0775.22.7.207

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