Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19

Muhammed Semih GEDİK [1] , Hakan HAKKOYMAZ [2] , Nuri Mehmet BASAN [3]


Aim: This study was conducted to share our experiences, analyses and results related to patients diagnosed with COVID-19 with the aim of contributing to the literature in the diagnosis and treatment of and the combat against the COVID-19 disease. Here, we report the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory and radiological characteristics of COVID-19 patients as well as their treatments and clinical outcomes. Method: This study was conducted as a descriptive and epidemiological study. We included patients admitted to the secondary step public hospital in Kahramanmaras, affiliated with the Ministry of Health, and who were evaluated, followed-up and treated for diagnosed of COVID-19. The patients' data such as age, gender, complaints, blood test results, imaging findings, PCR results and prognosis were recorded. Results: 73 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were examined. 42.5% of the patients were aged 60 and over. The most complaints of the patients diagnosed with COVID-19, were cough, fever and shortness of breath.57% of the patients had lymphocytopenia, and 42.3% had hypocalcemia. Conclusion: While the typical symptoms are crucial in patients applying for COVID-19, healthcare workers should also pay attention to atypical symptoms. The PCR test is primarily used in the diagnosis of COVID-19, but detecting compatibility with COVID-19 in CT of the thorax is more effective in diagnosis. COVID-19 patients have high D-dimer, CRP, PCT and ferritin levels and low lymphocyte levels. Most patients were observed to have a good general condition, with low overall mortality rates. The main issue in combatting COVID-19 is isolation and hygiene conditions.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Original Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3854-4794
Author: Muhammed Semih GEDİK (Primary Author)
Institution: KAHRAMANMARAŞ NECİP FAZIL ŞEHİR HASTANESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8568-8283
Author: Hakan HAKKOYMAZ
Institution: KAHRAMANMARAŞ SÜTÇÜ İMAM ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-3179-8150
Author: Nuri Mehmet BASAN
Institution: HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


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Dates

Application Date : May 22, 2020
Acceptance Date : July 6, 2020
Publication Date : September 29, 2020

Bibtex @research article { vansaglik741529, journal = {Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi}, issn = {2667-5072}, eissn = {2667-5072}, address = {Van Yüzüncü yıl Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü Van}, publisher = {Van Yuzuncu Yıl University}, year = {2020}, volume = {13}, pages = {19 - 28}, doi = {}, title = {Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19}, key = {cite}, author = {Gedi̇k, Muhammed Semih and Hakkoymaz, Hakan and Basan, Nuri} }
APA Gedi̇k, M , Hakkoymaz, H , Basan, N . (2020). Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19 . Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi , 13 (COVID-19 Özel Sayı) , 19-28 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/vansaglik/issue/56982/741529
MLA Gedi̇k, M , Hakkoymaz, H , Basan, N . "Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19" . Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 13 (2020 ): 19-28 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/vansaglik/issue/56982/741529>
Chicago Gedi̇k, M , Hakkoymaz, H , Basan, N . "Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19". Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 13 (2020 ): 19-28
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ISNAD Gedi̇k, Muhammed Semih , Hakkoymaz, Hakan , Basan, Nuri . "Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19". Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 13 / COVID-19 Özel Sayı (September 2020): 19-28 .
AMA Gedi̇k M , Hakkoymaz H , Basan N . Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19. Van Sağ Bil Derg. 2020; 13(COVID-19 Özel Sayı): 19-28.
Vancouver Gedi̇k M , Hakkoymaz H , Basan N . Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19. Van Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi. 2020; 13(COVID-19 Özel Sayı): 19-28.