The hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient care. On an average, 500 patients are treated as outpatients daily. The Infectious Diseases Beliaghata General Hospital has 560 beds. Most common infectious diseases treated in this hospital are diarrhoea, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus (including neonatal tetanus rabies, encephalitis, complicated cases of measles and chicken pox, and a few other infectious diseases. For example, Widal test is often performed by the hospital for patients with typhoid fever. All typhoid-positive cases (Widal-positive, i.e. TO (titre of antibody developed against O antigen of typhoid causing bacteria) 80 or culture-confirmed) admitted or treated as outpatients at the oy Memorial Hospital for Children and at the Infectious Diseases Beliaghata General Hospital from Ward 29 and 30. A surveillance based on two urban slums of Kolkata conducted during November 2003October 2004 found that the incidence of typhoid fever per 1,000 per year was 0.9 for children aged less than two years, 3.4 for the age-group of 24.99 years, 4.9 for the age-group of 514.99 years, and 1.2 for the age group of 15 years and above (5).
Eighty-one percent was treated at the outpatient department. The average duration of hospitalization for child and adult patients was 8.4 and 4.2 days respectively. The average cost of treating children, adults, and all patients was US 16.72, 72.71, and 20.77 respectively (in 2004 prices). A Look Back: Nursing Care of Typhoid Fever: The pivotal role of nurses at the. Children s Hospital of Philadelphia. Our study highlights how such narrow vision can skew understanding of the past. Hand A. A case report of empyema. It observes only new cases occurring in a given period and monitors until the end-point is reached. Hence, in the present study, the incidence-based approach was used. This study was analyzed from the provider's perspective (7). THE WW1 diagnosis AND treatment OF typhoid fever. And a fortnight later shown the same case as undoubtedly one of typhoid fever. The nurse or attendant should be taught to regard every specimen of urine as a pure culture.