International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021

Clinico-Epidemological Profile of COVID Positive Patients

Vishal Gourh | Mayur Tayade | Pranay Gupta | Raghvendra Singh Meena | Sachin Chittawar | Krishna Kumar Kawre

Abstract: Background- The present study aimed to assess clinico-epidemiological profile of patients identified and admitted in Hamidia hospital Bhopal. Methodology-The present study was conducted as a facility based observational study at dedicated COVID Care centre and ICU of Hamidia Hospital Bhopal. The study included a total of 100 patients diagnosed as a case of COVID 19 infection and admitted in the COVID care centre/ ICU. Detailed information regarding mode of presentation, travel history, contact history, history of comorbid conditions etc. was obtained and documented. All the patients were then subjected to detailed examination. Further patients were then subjected to detailed investigations. Results- Mean age of patients was 37.56±16.06 years and about 66 % cases were males and only 34 % cases were females. Breathlessness, bradycardia and elevated systolic and diastolic blood pressure was noted in significantly higher proportions of elderly patients (p<0.05). ECG as well as chest X ray abnormalities were observed in significantly higher proportions of elderly patients as compared to younger age group (p<0.05). Majority i. e.81.8 % cases belonging to elderly age group were symptomatic COVID positive whereas majority of younger patients were discharged (p<0.01). Conclusion- The trends of COVID infection is changing rapidly and there is a need for advanced support even for younger patients. Though home isolation is being practiced but strict isolation at home is not ensured completed and institutional surge capacity shall play a pivotal role in mitigating the overall impact of the pandemic. Elderly age group present with severe infection but overall infection rates have increased in younger population.

Keywords: Covid, elderly, pandemic, clinical, epidemiological profile

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,

Pages: 649 - 652

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Vishal Gourh, Mayur Tayade, Pranay Gupta, Raghvendra Singh Meena, Sachin Chittawar, Krishna Kumar Kawre, "Clinico-Epidemological Profile of COVID Positive Patients", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021, pp. 649-652,

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