Table 2—

Reasons for consultations, patients’ complains, and prescriptions

Characteristics
Reason for consultation
 Rhinopharyngeal respiratory symptoms989 (18.5)
 Bronchopulmonary respiratory symptoms4478 (79.9)
 Infectious symptoms1073 (20.0)
 Constitutional symptoms819 (15.3)
Patients' complaints
 Fever3592 (67.1)
 Dysproea1270 (23.7)
 Cough471 (88)
 Sputum2895 (54.1)
 Chest pain640 (12)
 Other230 (4.3)
Auscultatory signs (n=4497)
 Rhonchi3663 (81.5)
 Wheezing1093 (24.3)
 Crackles733 (16.3)
 None730 (16)
Prescriptions
 Referral to specialist opinion66 (1.2)
 Hospitalization29 (0.5)
 Supplementary investigations579 (10.8)
 Sick leave1312 (24.5)
 Follow-up appointment1330 (24.8)
 Antibiotic5165 (96.5)
 Corprescription5115 (95.5)
  • Data are presented as n (%). (n=5354)