Saudi Med J 2022 Jan;43(1):91-97
From the College of Medicine (Algadi, Alshathri, Alsugair, Alyabis), Almaarefa University, from the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Alsaleh), College of Medicine, King Saud University, and from Medical Referrals Center (Aljerian), Ministry of Health, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Objectives: To assess trends in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (ORL-HNS) referrals among pediatric patients, and to address common urgent causes of ORL-HNS referrals in this population. Additionally, to give recommendations regarding these causes, and assessing the impacts of coronavirus desease-19 on such referrals.
Methods: A retrospective descriptive study were the data was extracted from the referral system of the Saudi Ministry of Health (Ehalati), from 2019-2020. Read More