Clinical profile and outcomes of COVID-19 children and adolescents admitted at DRDO Hospital in Srinagar

Nisar Ahmad Bhat, Bashrat Ramzan, Nisar Ahmad Ganie
2021 International Journal of Advanced Research in Medicine  
To study clinical profile and outcome in children infected with SARS-CoV-2. Study Design: 42 children 0 to 18 years age with moderate to severe SARS-COVID-19 illness admitted in COVID-19 designated DRDO COVID hospital Srinagar between November and December 2021 were included. Demographic and clinical data were collected. Results: Out of 42 children admitted 24 were male and 18 were female and out of these 18(43%) patients required less than 7days of hospitalization,20(48%) patients required
more » ... days of hospitalization and 4(10%) patients required more than 14 days of hospitalization. 9(21%) patient were having co-morbid conditions. One patient died as parents refused mechanical ventillation. Conclusion: Children of all age groups were susceptible to COVID-19 illness with a slight male predominance. The results assessed in this provided data to screen the epidemiological profile of children and adolescent with COVID-19.
doi:10.22271/27069567.2021.v3.i2c.333 fatcat:qv36trke5ba5rbixhnfhruotca