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Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical

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DAVALOS-SOSA, Luis Esteban et al. Epidemiological characteristics of the 190 patients with SARS-CoV2 admitted to the General Hospital of Barrio Obrero for the period June-December 2020. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. [online]. 2021, vol.16, n.1, pp.3-10. ISSN 1996-3696.

The Barrio Obrero General Hospital is no stranger to the pandemic, having hospitalized patients with COVID-19 since the beginning of June 2020 with a high impact on services. 190 patients admitted to the different services were analyzed. 52% male predominance was found.

Regarding age, a clear predominance of elderly was observed with 51% of all patients170 (89%) were admitted to the medical clinic service, despite this, a low percentage was still detected in services such as gynecology. obstetrics and general surgery. According to the clinical evolution of the patients, 138 (73%) were discharged, 29 (15%) were transferred to a more complex center due to complications of the disease and 23 (12%) died, 16 (70%) were of male sex, according to age range, the patients who obtained were elderly 17 (74%), older adults 4 (17%) and young adults 2 (9%). October was the month with the most deaths in patients hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2. Regarding comorbidity, 91% had at least one comorbidity, among which arterial hypertension predominated (25%).

Keywords : COVID 19; comorbidity; obesity; elderly; hypertension.

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