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MeSH Disease

Human Phenotype

Cough (52)

Fatigue (52)

Fever (49)

Pneumonia (14)

Myalgia (13)


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    Clinical course and management of 73 hospitalized moderate patients with COVID-19 outside Wuhan

    Authors: Xiaojuan Peng; Qi Qi Liu; Zhaolin Chen; Guiyan Wen; Qing Li; Yanfang Chen; Jie Xiong; Xinzhou Meng; Yuanjin Ding; Ying Shi; Shaohui Tang

    doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-76135/v1 Date: 2020-09-11 Source: ResearchSquare

    Background: Moderate cases account for the majority in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection MESHD and can also progress to severe/critical condition. Here, we investigated the clinical course and management of hospitalized moderate SARS-CoV-2 patients.Methods: The medical records and follow-up data were analyzed from the SARS-CoV-2 patients outside Wuhan.Results: A total of 73 moderate patients (38 men, 35 women) were included, with median age TRANS of 47.0 (38.5-57.5) years. Among them, only one patient (1.4%) died using active treatment to improve symptoms. The median duration of the four main symptoms cough HP, fever HP fever MESHD, chest tightness HP chest tightness MESHD, and fatigue HP fatigue MESHD were about 1-2 weeks; the median duration of the positive nucleic acid test (NAT) results for SARS-CoV-2 was slightly more than 2 weeks; the median hospitalization time was almost four weeks in 72 moderate survivors. The duration of cough HP cough MESHD and fever HP fever MESHD was positively correlated with the duration of the positive NAT results. On admission, 50% had lymphopenia HP lymphopenia MESHD; less than 30% had abnormal blood SERO biochemistry findings involving hyperglycemia HP hyperglycemia MESHD, liver function and myocardial enzymes. At discharge, the laboratory indexes were substantially improved. Two weeks after discharge, 5.6% survivors experienced a recurrence of the positive NAT results. Conclusions: Moderate SARS-CoV-2 patients have a good prognosis by the active treatment. After discharge, it is necessary that moderate survivors undergo at least a 2-week collective medical observation in quarantine places, which can identify and treat a proportion of patients with re-positive NAT results and to prevent the spread of the potential sources of infection MESHD.

    Clinical Course and Management of 73 Hospitalized Moderate Patients with COVID-19 Outside Wuhan

    Authors: Xiaojuan Peng; Qi Liu; Zhaolin Chen; Guiyan Wen; Qing Li; Yanfang Chen; Jie Xiong; Xinzhou Meng; Yuanjin Ding; Ying Shi; Shaohui Tang

    doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-52239/v1 Date: 2020-08-01 Source: ResearchSquare

    Background: Moderate cases account for the majority in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection MESHD and can also progress to severe/critical condition. Here, we investigated the clinical course and management of hospitalized moderate SARS-CoV-2 patients.Methods: The medical records and follow-up data were analyzed from the SARS-CoV-2 patients outside Wuhan.Results: A total of 73 moderate patients (38 men, 35 women) were included, with median age TRANS of 47.0 (38.5-57.5) years. Among them, only one patient (1.4%) died using active treatment to improve symptoms. The median duration of the four main symptoms cough HP, fever HP fever MESHD, chest tightness HP chest tightness MESHD, and fatigue HP fatigue MESHD were about 1-2 weeks; the median duration of the positive nucleic acid test (NAT) results for SARS-CoV-2 was slightly more than 2 weeks; the median hospitalization time was almost four weeks in 72 moderate survivors. The duration of cough HP cough MESHD and fever HP fever MESHD was positively correlated with the duration of the positive NAT results. On admission, 50% had lymphopenia HP lymphopenia MESHD; less than 30% had abnormal blood SERO biochemistry findings involving hyperglycemia HP hyperglycemia MESHD, liver function and myocardial enzymes. At discharge, the laboratory indexes were substantially improved. Two weeks after discharge, 5.6% survivors experienced a recurrence of the positive NAT results. Conclusions: Moderate SARS-CoV-2 patients have a good prognosis by the active treatment. After discharge, it is necessary that moderate survivors undergo at least a 2-week collective medical observation in quarantine places, which can identify and treat a proportion of patients with re-positive NAT results and to prevent the spread of the potential sources of infection MESHD.

    Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis MESHD ( ADEM MESHD) in COVID-19 infection: A Case Series.

    Authors: Michaela McCuddy; Praful Kelkar; Yu Zhao; David Wicklund

    doi:10.1101/2020.07.15.20126730 Date: 2020-07-17 Source: medRxiv

    Objective: To report three patients infected with COVID-19 with severe respiratory syndrome MESHD requiring intubation, who developed acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis MESHD ( ADEM MESHD). Method: Patient data were obtained from medical records from the North Memorial Health Hospital, Robbinsdale, MN, USA Results: Three patients (two men and one woman, aged TRANS 38 - 63) presented with fatigue HP fatigue MESHD, cough HP cough MESHD and fever HP fever MESHD leading to development of acute respiratory distress syndrome MESHD respiratory distress HP syndrome secondary to COVID-19 infection requiring intubation and ventilatory support. Two patients were unresponsive, one with strong eye deviation to the left and the third patient had severe diffuse weakness MESHD. MRI in all patients showed findings consistent with ADEM MESHD. CSF showed elevated protein in all patients with normal cell count and no evidence of infection MESHD, including negative COVID-19 PCR. All three of the patients received Convalescent plasma SERO therapy for COVID-19. All patients were treated with intravenous corticosteroids and improved, although two responded minimally. Two patients treated with IVIG showed no further improvement. Conclusion: Neurological complications from COVID-19 are being rapidly recognized. Our three cases highlight the occurrence of ADEM MESHD as a postinfectious/immune mediated complication of COVID-19 infection MESHD, which may be responsive to corticosteroid treatment. Early recognition of this complication and treatment is important to avoid long term complications.

    Longitudinal symptom dynamics of COVID-19 infection MESHD in primary care

    Authors: Barak Mizrahi; Smadar Shilo; Hagai Rossman; Nir Kalkstein; Karni Marcus; Yael Barer; Ayya Keshet; Na'ama Shamir-Stein; Varda Shalev; Anat Ekka Zohar; Gabriel Chodick; Eran Segal

    doi:10.1101/2020.07.13.20151795 Date: 2020-07-14 Source: medRxiv

    Objective : Data regarding the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 infection MESHD is rapidly accumulating. However, most studies thus far are based on hospitalized patients and lack longitudinal follow up. As the majority of COVID-19 cases are not hospitalized, prospective studies of symptoms in the population presenting to primary care are needed. Here, we assess the longitudinal dynamic of clinical symptoms in non-hospitalized individuals prior to and throughout the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection MESHD. Design Data on symptoms were extracted from electronic health records (EHR) consisting of both results of PCR tests and symptoms recorded by primary care physicians, and linked longitudinal MESHD self reported symptoms. Setting The second largest Health Maintenance Organization in Israel , Maccabi Health Services Participants From 1/3/2020 to 07/06/2020, information on symptoms from either surveys or primary care visits was available for 206,377 individuals, including 2,471 who tested positive for COVID-19. Main Outcomes Longitudinal prevalence SERO of clinical symptoms in COVID-19 infection MESHD diagnosed by PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swabs. Results: In adults TRANS, the most prevalent symptoms recorded in EHR were cough HP (11.6%), fever HP fever MESHD (10.3%), and myalgia HP myalgia MESHD (7.7%) and the most prevalent self-reported symptoms were cough HP (21%), fatigue HP fatigue MESHD (19%) and rhinorrhea HP rhinorrhea MESHD and/or nasal congestion (17%). In children TRANS, the most prevalent symptoms recorded in the EHR were fever HP fever MESHD (7%), cough HP cough MESHD (5.5%) and abdominal pain HP abdominal pain MESHD (2.4%) . Emotional disturbances were documented in 15.9% of the positive adults TRANS and 4.2% of the children TRANS. Loss of taste and smell, either self-reported or documented by a physician, 3 weeks prior to testing, were the most discriminative symptoms in adults TRANS (OR =11.18 and OR=5.47 respectively). Additional symptoms included self reported headache HP headache MESHD (OR = 2.03) and fatigue HP fatigue MESHD (OR = 1.73) and a documentation of syncope HP syncope MESHD, rhinorrhea HP rhinorrhea MESHD (OR = 2.09 for both ) and fever HP fever MESHD (OR= 1.62 ) by a physician. Mean time to recovery TRANS was 23.5 +- 9.9 days. Children TRANS had a significantly shorter disease duration (21.7 +- 8.8 days, p-value=0.01). Several symptoms, including fatigue HP fatigue MESHD, myalgia HP myalgia MESHD, runny nose and shortness of breath MESHD were reported weeks after recovery. Conclusions As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses rapidly worldwide, obtaining accurate information on symptoms and their progression is of essence. Our study shed light on the full clinical spectrum of symptoms experienced by infected individuals in primary care, and may alert physicians for the possibility of COVID-19 infection MESHD.

    Identification of Risk Factors for in-hospital Death of COVID - 19 Pneumonia HP

    Authors: Zhigang Wang; Zhiqiang Wang

    doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-42478/v1 Date: 2020-07-13 Source: ResearchSquare

    Objective: To examine the clinical characteristics and identify independent risk factors for in-hospital mortality of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pneumonia HP pneumonia MESHD.Methods: A total of 156 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia HP pneumonia MESHD at the central Hospital of Wuhan from January 29, 2020, to March 20, 2020 were enrolled in this single-centered retrospective study. Their epidemiological parameters, clinical presentations, underlying diseases, laboratory test results and disease outcomes were collected and analyzed. Results: The median age TRANS of enrolled patients was 66. Underlying diseases were identified in 101 patients, with hypertension HP hypertension MESHD being the most common one, followed by cardiovascular disease MESHD and diabetes MESHD. The most common symptoms identified upon admission were fever HP fever MESHD, cough HP, dyspnea HP dyspnea MESHD and fatigue HP. Compared to survival cases, patients who dead during hospitalization had higher plasma SERO levels of D-dimer, creatinine, creatine kinase, lactate dehydrogenase, lactate and lower percentage of lymphocytes (LYM [%]), platelet count and albumin levels. Most enrolled patients received anti-biotics and anti-viral treatment. In addition, 60 patients received corticosteroid and 51 received intravenous immunoglobulin infusion. 44 patients received noninvasive ventilation, 19 received invasive ventilation. Respiratory failure HP Respiratory failure MESHD was the most frequently observed complication (106 [67.9%]), followed by sepsis HP sepsis MESHD (103 [66.0%]), acute respiratory distress syndrome MESHD respiratory distress HP syndrome ( ARDS MESHD) (67 [42.9%]) and septic shock MESHD shock HP (50 [32.1%]). Multivariable regression suggested that advanced age TRANS (OR [odds ratio]= 1.059, 95% CI [confidence interval]: 1.011-1.110, P= 0.016) and elevated lactate level upon admission (OR= 2.411, 95% CI: 1.177-4.941, P= 0.016) were independent risk factors for in-hospital mortality for COVID-19 infection MESHD. Meanwhile, increased LYM (%) at admission (OR= 0.798, 95% CI: 0.728-0.876, P< 0.001) indicated a better prognosis. Conclusions: In this study, we discovered that age TRANS, LYM (%) and lactate level upon admission were independent factors that could influence in-hospital mortality rate.

    Risk Factors Prediction, Clinical Outcomes, and Mortality of COVID-19 Patients

    Authors: Roohallah Alizadehsani; Zahra Alizadeh sani; Mohaddeseh Behjati; Zahra Roshanzamir; Sadiq Hussain; Niloofar Abedini; Fereshteh Hasanzadeh; Abbas Khosravi; Afshin Shoeibi; Mohamad Roshanzamir; Pardis Moradnejad; Saeid Nahavandi; Fahime Khozeimeh; Assef Zare; Maryam Panahiazar; U. Rajendra Acharya; Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam

    doi:10.1101/2020.07.07.20148569 Date: 2020-07-09 Source: medRxiv

    Background: Preventing communicable diseases requires understanding the spread, epidemiology, clinical features, progression, and prognosis of the disease. Early identification of risk factors and clinical outcomes might help to identify critically ill patients, provide proper treatment and prevent mortality. Methods: We conducted a prospective study in patients with flu-like symptoms referred to the imaging department of a tertiary hospital in IRAN between 3 March 2020 and 8 April 2020. Patients with COVID-19 were followed up to check their health condition after two months. The categorical data between groups were analyzed by Fisher exact test and continuous data by Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test. Findings: 319 patients (mean age TRANS 45.48 years, 177 women) were enrolled. Fever HP Fever MESHD, dyspnea HP dyspnea MESHD, weakness MESHD, shivering HP, C-reactive protein (CRP), fatigue HP fatigue MESHD, dry cough MESHD cough HP, anorexia HP anorexia MESHD, anosmia HP anosmia MESHD, ageusia MESHD, dizziness MESHD, sweating and age TRANS were the most important symptoms of COVID-19 infection MESHD. Traveling TRANS in past three months, asthma HP asthma MESHD, taking corticosteroids, liver disease MESHD, rheumatological disease MESHD, cough HP cough MESHD with sputum, eczema HP eczema MESHD, conjunctivitis HP conjunctivitis MESHD, tobacco use, and chest pain HP chest pain MESHD did not have any relationship with COVID-19. Interpretation: Finding clinical symptoms for early diagnosis of COVID-19 is a critical part of prevention. These symptoms can help in the assessment of disease progression. To the best of our knowledge, some of the effective features on the mortality due to COVID-19 are investigated for the first time in this research. Funding: None

    Analysis of the Primary Presenting Symptoms and Hematological Findings of COVID-19 Patients in Bangladesh

    Authors: Abu Taiub Mohammed Mohiuddin Chowdhury; Md Rezaul Karim; H.M. Hamidullah Mehedi; Mohammad Shahbaz; Md Wazed Chowdhury; Guo Dan; Shuixiang He

    id:10.20944/preprints202006.0275.v1 Date: 2020-06-21 Source: Preprints.org

    Objective: SARS-Cov-2 infection MESHD or COVID-19 is a global pandemic. From the time of identification to till, multiple clinical symptoms and parameters have been identified by the researchers of various countries and regions regarding the diagnosis and presentations of COVID-19 disease. In this manuscript, we investigated the primary symptoms and basic hematological presentations of SARS-CoV-2 infection MESHD among the Bangladeshi patients. Methodology: We have collected the disease history of mild to moderate degree of COVID-19 patients; hematological MESHD and biochemical on admission reports of moderate degree COVID-19 patients. All of them were tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR in different institutes in Bangladesh. Results: According to this study though COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh commonly presented with fever HP fever MESHD, cough HP cough MESHD, fatigue HP fatigue MESHD, shortness of breath MESHD, and sore throat, but symptoms like myalgia HP myalgia MESHD, diarrhea HP diarrhea MESHD, skin rash HP skin rash MESHD, headache HP headache MESHD, Abdominal pain HP Abdominal pain MESHD/cramp, nausea, vomiting HP nausea, vomiting MESHD vomiting MESHD, restlessness HP, and a higher temperature of >1000F have a greater presentation rate and more frequent than other published studies. CRP and Prothrombin time was found to increase in all the patients. Serum SERO ferritin, ESR, SGPT, and D-Dimer were found increased among 53.85%, 80.43, 44%, and 25% patients respectively. 17.39% of the patients had leukocytosis HP leukocytosis MESHD and neutrophilia HP. 28.26% of patients presented with lymphocytopenia MESHD. 62.52% of patients had mild erythrocytopenia. Conclusion: Despite some similarities, our study has evaluated a different expression in presenting symptoms in the case of COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh. CRP, Prothrombin time, serum SERO ferritin, ESR, SGPT, D-Dimer, erythrocytopenia, and lymphocytopenia MESHD can be initial diagnostic hematological findings and assessment for prognosis COVID-19 disease. Also, gender TRANS variations have a different scenario of clinical and laboratory appearance in this region.

    Critical Complications of COVID-19: A systematic Review and Meta-Analysis study

    Authors: Kimia Vakili; Mobina Fathi; Fatemeh Sayehmiri; Ashraf Mohamadkhani; Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili; Mostafa Rezaei-Tavirani; Aiyoub Pezeshgi

    doi:10.1101/2020.06.14.20130955 Date: 2020-06-16 Source: medRxiv

    Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel coronavirus infection MESHD that has spread worldwide in a short period and caused a pandemic. The goal of this meta-analysis is to evaluate the prevalence SERO of most common symptoms and complications of COVID-19. Methods: All related studies assessing the clinical complications of COVID-19 have been identified through web search databases (PubMed and Scopus). Relevant data were extracted from these studies and analyzed by stata (ver 14) random-effects model. The heterogeneity of studies were assessed by I2 index. The publication bias was examined by Funnel plots and Eggers test. Results: 30 studies were in our meta-analysis including 6 389 infected MESHD patients. The prevalence SERO of most common symptoms were: fever HP 84.30% (95% CI: 77.13-90.37; I2=97.74%), cough HP 63.01% (95% CI: 57.63-68.23; I2=93.73%), dyspnea HP dyspnea MESHD 37.16% (95% CI: 27.31-47.57%; I2=98.32%), fatigue HP fatigue MESHD 34.22% (95% CI: 26.29-42.62; I2=97.29%) and diarrhea HP diarrhea MESHD 11.47 %(95% CI: 6.96-16.87; I2=95.58%), respectively. The most prevalent complications were acute respiratory distress HP syndrome (ARDS) 33.15% (95% CI: 23.35-43.73; I2=98.56%), acute cardiac injury 13.77% (95% CI: 9.66-18.45; I2=91.36%), arrhythmia HP 16.64% (95% CI: 9.34-25.5; I2=92.29%), heart failure 11.50% (95% CI: 3.45-22.83; I2=89.48%), and acute kidney injury HP (AKI) 8.40 %(95% CI: 5.15-12.31; I2=95.22%, respectively. According to our analysis, mortality rate of COVID-19 patients were 12.29% (95% CI: 6.20-19.99; I2=98.29%). Conclusion: We assessed the prevalence SERO of the main clinical complications of COVID-19 and found that after respiratory complications, cardiac and renal complications are the most common clinical complications of COVID-19.

    Management and Outcomes of patients on maintenance dialysis during the COVID-19 pandemic: a report from Geneva, Switzerland

    Authors: Ido Zamberg; Thomas Mavrakanas; Thomas Ernandez; Vincent Bourquin; Michael Zellweger; Nicola Marangon; Francoise Raimbault; Rebecca Winzeler; Anne Iten; Pierre-Yves Martin; Patrick Saudan

    doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-35053/v1 Date: 2020-06-12 Source: ResearchSquare

    Background Patients on maintenance hemodialysis are at high risk for serious complications from COVID-19 infection MESHD including death. We present an overview of the local experience with dialysis units management and reorganization, local epidemiology and outcomes during the COVID-19 outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland.Methods All SARS-CoV-2 positive outpatients on maintenance dialysis were transferred from their usual dialysis facility to the Geneva University Hospitals dialysis unit to avoid creation of new clusters of transmission TRANS. Within this unit, appropriate mitigation measures were enforced as suggested by the institutional team for prevention and control of infectious diseases MESHD.Results From February 25 to May 18, 2020, 19 of 246 patients on maintenance dialysis were tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, representing an incidence rate of 97.6 cases per 100,000 person-days. Eighteen patients were on maintenance hemodialysis and one on peritoneal dialysis. Twelve of these infections were detected during the first two weeks after mitigation strategies were enforced. Most common symptoms were fever HP fever MESHD (89%), cough HP (84%) and fatigue HP fatigue MESHD (68%). Two patients required orotracheal intubation. Six patients on maintenance hemodialysis who had previously tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, all of them male TRANS, died (32%). Five deaths were COVID-19 related and one death was due to dialysis withdrawal at the patient’s request. Conclusion Strict mitigation measures seemed to be effective to control infection MESHD spread among patients on maintenance dialysis. COVID-19 infection MESHD is associated with a high fatality rate. Large scale epidemiological studies are needed to assess the efficacy of preventive measures in decreasing infection MESHD and mortality rate within the dialysis population.

    PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF COMORMIDITY FOR SEVERITY OF COVID-19: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS STUDY

    Authors: Mobina Fathi; Kimia Vakili; Fatemeh Sayehmiri; Ashraf Mohamadkhani; Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili; Mostafa Rezaei-Tavirani; Owrang Eilami

    doi:10.1101/2020.06.11.20128835 Date: 2020-06-12 Source: medRxiv

    Abstract: Background and Aim: With the increase in the number of COVID-19 infections, global health is facing insufficient sources; this study aimed to provide additional data regarding the clinical characteristics of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 and in particular to analyze the factors associated with disease severity, unimprovement and mortality. Methods: 82 studies were included in the present meta-analysis that all of them have been published before May 1, 2020 and were found by searching through the databases Scopus and MEDLINE. The selected papers were studied and analyzed by employing the version 14 of stata software. It should be noted that, we employed I2 statistics for testing and verifying heterogeneity. Results: 82 papers were finally chosen for this meta- analysis, including 74855 infected MESHD patients (35673 men, 31140 women). The mean age TRANS of the patients was 56.49. The results indicate the prevalence SERO of fever HP fever MESHD 79.84 (95% CI: 75.22-84.13), cough HP 59.53 (95% CI: 55.35-63.65), fatigue HP fatigue MESHD or myalgia HP myalgia MESHD 33.46 (95% CI: 28.68-38.40), dyspnea HP dyspnea MESHD 31.48 (95% CI: 25.75-37.49) and diarrhea HP diarrhea MESHD 10.71 (95% CI: 8.20-13.49). The prevalence SERO of the most common comorbidities were hypertension HP hypertension MESHD 25.10 (95% CI: 19.91-30.64), diabetes MESHD 13.48 (95% CI: 10.61-16.62), cardiovascular diseases MESHD 8.94 (95% CI: 6.99-11.10), and chronic kidney disease HP chronic kidney disease MESHD 3.27 (95% CI: 2.22-4.47). Conclusion: The results of this study are seriously needed to effectively monitor the health of people with comorbidities ( hypertension HP hypertension MESHD, diabetes MESHD, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease MESHD, coronary heart disease MESHD disease, and chronic kidney HP chronic kidney disease MESHD) to prevent the development of COVID-19 infection MESHD.

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