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Epidemiological and clinical characteristics analysis of severe and critical coronavirus disease 2019
Medical Journal of Wuhan University ; 41(4):533-536, 2020.
Article | COVIDWHO | ID: covidwho-616545


To analyze the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of severe and critical coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) and provide evidence for the discovery and management of COVID-19 cases in these types


A retrospective observation on the severe or critical COVID-19 cases in Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University was made from January 2020 to February 2020 Epidemiological and clinical data were collected and analyzed


Forty severe cases and 10 critical cases were included, and most cases came from Wuchang District of Wuhan City 90% of them were familial clustering The average age was 57 6 years old The average length of stay was 17 days The main clinical manifestations were fever (100%) and cough (90%) The majority of laboratory examinations showed normal white blood cells (72%), decreased lymphocytes (30%), increased inflammatory factors (73 9%), accompanied by liver and kidney dysfunction (10% and 14%) and decreased cellular immune function (42 3% and 37 8%) 44% of the patients had moderate or severe hypoxemia at the time of admission and need high-flow nasal cannula, noninvasive ventilation or even mechanic ventilation


The main symptoms of severe and critical COVID-2019 are fever and cough, and increased inflammation and immune function suppression are common Hypoxemia is severe, and these patients need higher respiratory support technology © 2020, Editorial Board of Medical Journal of Wuhan University All right reserved





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