A Clinical study and assessment of risk factors for morbidity and mortality in covid 19 patients in a tertiary care ICU
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 677-686
Corona Virus Disease (COVID 19) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. While most
people who were infected experienced mild to moderate symptoms and recovered without any
specific treatment, only some acquired serious infection that required In-Hospital admission and
intensive care unit (ICU) treatment.
To assess and describe the clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with morbidity and
mortality in COVID 19 Patients in a tertiary care ICU .
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective Cross sectional study
A total of 140 COVID19 infected patients with definite outcomes in the period between March-
May 2021 were identified and their medical records were obtained from Department of Medical
Records,Saveetha Medical College and Hospital. Univariate and Multiple Logistic regression
techniques were used to identify the association between potential risk factors, morbidity and
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