Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2327-4972


Nur Paksoy

Malatya Fahri Kayahan Healthcare Center, Malatya, Turkey

  • Research   
    Investigation of Symptom Cluster in Families of Patients with Covid-19 Diagnosis
    Author(s): Nur Paksoy* and Dilcan Kotan

    Aim: The symptoms of the COVID-19 not severe only in individuals with chronic diseases, also vary greatly in healthy individuals. In this study, it was aimed to show the presence of clustering of symptoms among patients diagnosed with SARS Cov-2 infection and their family members. Method: Symptoms recorded 29 index cases and 51 family members from our COVID-19 patients who were followed up by our outpatient clinic. The first symptom and findings added over time were questioned by talking each of the participants. Results: The mean age of the patients was 40.3 ± 11.9. In our sample 46.25% was men (n: 37), 53.75% was women (n: 43). 37.5% of the patients had a chronic disease. 65% of the patients (n: 52) were above the normal BMI and 2.5% (n: 2) were below normal. Among the symptoms, more frequent myalgia in female gender and relationshi.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2327-4972.20.9.257

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