Clinical Profile and Outcome of COVID 19 Patients from JIIU’s IIMSR, Jalna, Maharashtra
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 2823-2827
AbstractBackground: COVID-19 is a pandemic spread all over the world. This disease has imposed a huge burden on health resources. Evaluation of clinical profiles of such patients can help in understanding and managing the pandemic more efficiently.
Methods: This was a cross sectional observational study of 100 diagnosed COVID-19 patients admitted to JIIU’s, IIMSR, from April to June 2021. All these patients were positive for COVID-19 by an oro-nasopharyngeal swab rt-PCR based testing.
Results: The mean age of the population was 45 years with a male predominance (72% patients). All the patients (100 %) were symptomatic, with fever being the most common symptom (85%), followed by cough (62%).
Conclusion: Severity based approach to COVID -19 infections, with defined criteria and treatment guidelines will help in judicious utilization of health-care resources
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