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Symptomatology of Post Covid Patients at Tertiary Care Hospital Spmc Bikaner

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)

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Page : 238-241

Keywords : Covid-19 novel corona infection; co-morbidities and post covid complications;

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Introduction: COVID 19 pandemic has a great impact on the health system of the society, not mere the disease but also the complications associated with it. Aim: To study the nature and prevalence of complications of RT-PCR confirmed COVID-19 recovered patients. Method: The Cross sectional Hospital based study, done on 100 patients with confirmed RT-PCR Covid-19 positive in the month of October 2020 and were followed up telephonically after one month of discharge, attertiary COVID centre PBM hospital attached to SPMC Medical college, Bikaner. Results: The mean age of study population was 55.85 ? 14.44 years ranges from 20-90 years, maximum were male comprising of 72% study population. At admission 20% were in ICU, most common symptom was fever followed by cough and mean length of hospital stay was 4.34 ? 2.62 days. After 1 month of discharge most common post covid symptom was breathlessness (93%) followed by fatigue (74%) whereas minimum 1% had weakness and 18% were fully free of covid symptoms. Duration of symptoms was longest for Cough of 40 ? 18.87 days followed by breathlessness 36.78 ? 21.2 days. Conclusion: Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of COVID-19, but continued monitoring after discharge for long-lasting effects is needed.

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