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10 / 07 / 2023

 


Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022)

Mosab Hussen Mostafa Adam, Aya Gariballa Khidir Ali, Asmaa Mohamed Salih Farah, Ayah Muawia Eltoum Elamin, Sarah Abdulfatah Ali Mohamed, Muaz Mohamed Elahdab Hassan, Malak Abdalrahman Ali Abdalrahman, Osama Attia Ali Mohammed, Eiman Abdelmneim Mohammed Ali, Fatima Abozar Mergani Elbushra, Amro Omer Osman Abdalazeez, Rasha Sidahmed Elhassan Omer.


Abstract
Diagnosis of pharyngotonsillitis is challenging due to the wide range of symptoms and signs. Sudan Federal Ministry of Health and Sudanese Association of Paediatricians, along with Sudan Heart Society reached a consensus about the clinical prediction rule which aids in diagnosing and managing bacterial pharyngotonsillitis. This audit aimed to assess doctors’ knowledge and practice regarding diagnosis and management of bacterial pharyngotonsillitis at Ribat Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan. This audit was done at Pediatric Department, Ribat Teaching Hospital, and data collection was done over 2 weeks either in the first or the second cycle. Inclusion criteria were children who presented at the emergency room and were diagnosed with acute pharyngotonsillitis. The criteria used in this audit were from Sudan guidelines for prevention, diagnosis and management of rheumatic heart disease. Regular training sessions were done between the first and second cycles. There were 19 patients in the first cycle, 17 of them (89.4%) were diagnosed clinically with bacterial pharyngotonsillitis, and 8 of these 17 (47%) were fitting the criteria. Regarding the management of bacterial pharyngotonsillitis.

Key words: Bacterial pharyngotonsillitis; Pediatrics; Intramuscular benzathine penicillin; Rheumatic heart disease.


 
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Adam MHM, Ali AGK, Farah AMS, Elamin AME, Mohamed SAA, Hassan MME, Abdalrahman MAA, Mohammed OAA, Ali EAM, Elbushra FAM, Abdalazeez AOO, Omer RSE. Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudan J Paed. 2023; 23(1): 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740


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Adam MHM, Ali AGK, Farah AMS, Elamin AME, Mohamed SAA, Hassan MME, Abdalrahman MAA, Mohammed OAA, Ali EAM, Elbushra FAM, Abdalazeez AOO, Omer RSE. Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). https://sudanjp.com//?mno=19101 [Access: June 16, 2024]. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740


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Adam MHM, Ali AGK, Farah AMS, Elamin AME, Mohamed SAA, Hassan MME, Abdalrahman MAA, Mohammed OAA, Ali EAM, Elbushra FAM, Abdalazeez AOO, Omer RSE. Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudan J Paed. 2023; 23(1): 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



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Adam MHM, Ali AGK, Farah AMS, Elamin AME, Mohamed SAA, Hassan MME, Abdalrahman MAA, Mohammed OAA, Ali EAM, Elbushra FAM, Abdalazeez AOO, Omer RSE. Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudan J Paed. (2023), [cited June 16, 2024]; 23(1): 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



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Adam, M. H. M., Ali, . A. G. K., Farah, . A. M. S., Elamin, . A. M. E., Mohamed, . S. A. A., Hassan, . M. M. E., Abdalrahman, . M. A. A., Mohammed, . O. A. A., Ali, . E. A. M., Elbushra, . F. A. M., Abdalazeez, . A. O. O. & Omer, . R. S. E. (2023) Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudan J Paed, 23 (1), 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



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Adam, Mosab Hussen Mostafa, Aya Gariballa Khidir Ali, Asmaa Mohamed Salih Farah, Ayah Muawia Eltoum Elamin, Sarah Abdulfatah Ali Mohamed, Muaz Mohamed Elahdab Hassan, Malak Abdalrahman Ali Abdalrahman, Osama Attia Ali Mohammed, Eiman Abdelmneim Mohammed Ali, Fatima Abozar Mergani Elbushra, Amro Omer Osman Abdalazeez, and Rasha Sidahmed Elhassan Omer. 2023. Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 23 (1), 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



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Adam, Mosab Hussen Mostafa, Aya Gariballa Khidir Ali, Asmaa Mohamed Salih Farah, Ayah Muawia Eltoum Elamin, Sarah Abdulfatah Ali Mohamed, Muaz Mohamed Elahdab Hassan, Malak Abdalrahman Ali Abdalrahman, Osama Attia Ali Mohammed, Eiman Abdelmneim Mohammed Ali, Fatima Abozar Mergani Elbushra, Amro Omer Osman Abdalazeez, and Rasha Sidahmed Elhassan Omer. "Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022)." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 23 (2023), 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



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Adam, Mosab Hussen Mostafa, Aya Gariballa Khidir Ali, Asmaa Mohamed Salih Farah, Ayah Muawia Eltoum Elamin, Sarah Abdulfatah Ali Mohamed, Muaz Mohamed Elahdab Hassan, Malak Abdalrahman Ali Abdalrahman, Osama Attia Ali Mohammed, Eiman Abdelmneim Mohammed Ali, Fatima Abozar Mergani Elbushra, Amro Omer Osman Abdalazeez, and Rasha Sidahmed Elhassan Omer. "Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022)." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 23.1 (2023), 04-12. Print. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Adam, M. H. M., Ali, . A. G. K., Farah, . A. M. S., Elamin, . A. M. E., Mohamed, . S. A. A., Hassan, . M. M. E., Abdalrahman, . M. A. A., Mohammed, . O. A. A., Ali, . E. A. M., Elbushra, . F. A. M., Abdalazeez, . A. O. O. & Omer, . R. S. E. (2023) Diagnosis and management of acute pharyngotonsillitis among pediatric patients at Ribat Teaching Hospital: a prospective audit (2021-2022). Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 23 (1), 04-12. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1650204740





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