Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 8, Pages: 1-6
Kyung-Hee Kang1 and Kwang-Hwan Kim2*
1 Department of Dental Hygiene, Konyang University, Daejeon, 302-832, South Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of Hospital Management, Konyang University, Daejeon, 302-832, South Korea; [email protected]
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to provide preliminary data as to the relevance of main diagnoses and death rate with age and cause of death and hospitalization type in South Korea. Methods/Analysis: This study selected the 707 died patients out of those patients who had visited the university hospital from January 1 to December 31 2013. Findings: First, this study aims to identify the characteristics of died patients by analyzing the general characteristics of study subjects. Second, this study aims to examine the hospitalization type of died patients by analyzing the characteristics of hospitalization type. Third, this study aims to examine which diagnosis result accounted for the highest proportion for death by analyzing the main diagnoses of died patients. Fourth, this study aims to examine the correlation between the items by conducting correlation analysis on each item as to the hospitalization type. Conclusion/Application: It is believed that it will be possible to manage hospitals and establish national health policies more efficiently by leveraging the above-stated statistical analysis data on died patients.
Keywords: Dead, Medical Information, Medical Record
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