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Clinical Profile of Patients with COVID-19 from Northern India: A Retrospective Chart Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 12)

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Page : 1123-1124

Keywords : COVID-19; epidemiology; retrospective chart study; north India;

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Background: Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc across China, Europe, USA and India. The aim of this report is to describe the clinical profiles of Covid-19 infected patients admitted in N. C Medical College and hospital Israna, Panipat, ranging from their age, sex, clinical symptoms, treatment provided and the final outcome. Methods: This was a retrospective observational analysis of 801 patients diagnosed as COVID-19 admitted to a tertiary care center from northern India. Epidemiological, clinical, treatment and outcome data were obtained with data from electronic medical records and history given by Covid-19 infected patients. Results and Discussion: 801 Covid-19 positive patients were enrolled in the study. Male patients constituted 73.7 % and majority of these were below 60 years of age (97.25 %). Children below 14 years constituted 4.2 %. Around 79.2 % patients were completely asymptomatic and of those who were symptomatic cough (30 %) was the most common and least common presentation was skin rash (1.97 %). underlying co morbidity was seen in 3.5 % patients.2.8 % patients were shifted to intensive care, out of which 21.7 % had associated comorbidities. Conclusion: In our study the main clinical presentation was cough and fever. The most common associated co morbidity was diabetes mellitus followed by hypertension. This study provides insight into epidemiological, clinical profile, and outcomes of COVID-19 patients admitted in a tertiary care hospital.

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