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Table 3 Top 20 presenting complaints in Hyvinkää ED and in Jorvi ED

From: Structured classification for ED presenting complaints – from free text field-based approach to ICPC-2 ED application

Top 20 presenting complaints in Hyvinkää ED(Year 2008) Share Top 20 presenting complaints in Jorvi ED(two weeks, Nov-2010) Share
Musculoskeletal symptoms/complaints 21,17% Musculoskeletal symptoms/complaints 20,43%
Abdominal pain 7,59% Abdominal pain 8,38%
Upper respiratory infection/throat symptom 7,05% Psychological problems 4,11%
Shortness of breath 3,86% Shortness of breath 3,89%
Chest pain 3,70% Chest pain 3,89%
Diarrhoea/vomiting 3,67% General weakness 3,82%
Cardiac arrhythmia 2,97% Fever 3,75%
Back symptom 2,86% Skin infection 3,31%
Fever 2,66% Back symptom 3,23%
Headache 2,23% Upper respiratory infection/throat symptom 3,09%
General weakness 2,15% Cardiac arrhythmia 2,87%
Infection of urinary tract 2,03% Headache 2,20%
Eye symptom 1,65% Diarrhoea/vomiting 2,06%
Symptoms of venous embolism 1,61% Infection of urinary tract 1,76%
Psychological problems 1,50% Convulsion 1,25%
Vertigo/dizziness 1,45% Vertigo/dizziness 0,96%
Cough 1,40% Ear symptoms 0,96%
Ear symptoms 1,29% Eye symptom 0,96%
Pneumonia symptoms 1,11% Female genital symptoms 0,88%
Cerebrovascular disorder symptoms 0,97% Fainting/syncope 0,73%