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Table 4 Distribution of all diagnoses seen in the pediatric emergency department at GPHC, for which prescriptions were provided (N = 811)

From: Antibiotic prescribing patterns in the pediatric emergency department at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation: a retrospective chart review

Diagnosis Frequency
Infectious Conditions  
Respiratory infections 19 % (N = 158)
Gastrointestinal infections 12 % (N = 98)
Skin, joint, bone infections 5 % (N = 41)
Urinary tract infections 2 % (N = 15)
Injuries including lacerations, bites, and burns 26 % (N = 209)
Asthma 20 % (N = 162)
Other 16 % (N = 128)