Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2327-4972


Martin Claudia, MD

Department of Family Medicine, Emanate Health Family Medicine Residency Program, USA

  • Research   
    The Effects of Co-morbidities on COVID-19 Patients Admitted to the Hospital
    Author(s): Ali Zaenab, MD*, Velasquez Jose, MD, Chen-Joea Cynthia, DO, MPH, Zaveri Yousuf, MD, Martin Claudia, MD and Shalikar Hamed, MD

    Background: To investigate hospital length of stay (LOS), intensive care unit admission (ICU) and duration, use of mechanical ventilation, and outcomes (death or discharge) in hospitalized patients with confirmed COVID-19 and pre-existing co-morbidities. Methods: This is a retrospective cohort study of 271 consecutive patients with COVID-19 evaluated at the three Emanate Health hospitals located in Southern California for a three-month period from April 1, 2020, to June 30, 2020. Exposures: Patients with laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection by positive result on the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction testing. Data was electronically and manually extracted from the electronic medical records system and cross-referenced for confirmation. Data collected included all adult patients admitted with and without underlying medical c.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2327-4972.21.10.261

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