Kovid-19 patients struggled to return to normalcy after discharge to hospital, study found


Avoiding the Kovid-19 is difficult for those who become seriously ill with the disease, but returning to normal is a struggle, according to new research, which found survivors, even after months of health and May face financial difficulties.



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Houston, TX – NOVEMBER 10: (EDEDORIAL USE ONLY) A medical staff member holds the hand of a patient suffering from a coronavirus at the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on November 10, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC). is. In Houston, Texas. According to the news, COVID-19 infection in Houston is on the rise, as more than 1,030,000 cases have been reported in the state of Texas, including more than 19,000 deaths. (Photo by Nakamura / Getty Image)

Dr. of the University of Michigan Health System A team of scientists led by Vineet Chopra saw 488 Kovid-19 patients treated and released from hospitals in Michigan. He conducted the survey between 16 March and 1 July, about two months after his release.

One of the survivors reported ongoing health issues in the form of a cough, a new or worsening condition and a persistent loss of taste or smell, the researchers reported in the Journal Annals of Internal Medicine this week.

About half said they were “emotionally affected” by their illness and a small number, 28, sought mental health care after discharge.

Another 36% reported “at least a mild financial impact from their hospitalization.” Of those employed prior to their illness, 40% stated that they either lost their jobs or were too ill to return to work. Just over a quarter of those who returned to work reported fewer hours or revised responsibilities.

Chopra’s team wrote, “For the majority of patients who were alive, ongoing morbidity was normal, including inability to return to normal activities, physical and emotional symptoms, and financial loss”.

“These data confirm that the toll of Kovid-19 spreads well after hospitalization,” the study concluded.

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There were limitations to the study. The survey covered only 488 of the more than 1,600 patients whose records were originally tracked. Researchers said one of those 1,600 patients died.

CDC data: Hospitalization rate between blacks and Latino is 4 times higher than whites

The US has a significantly higher hospitalization rate than Kovid-19, a population of Latino and Alaska Native or Native American populations, compared to Asians and White people in the US of the weekly Kovid-19 surveillance report on disease control and prevention. New data of centers. .

Data shows that, between March 1 and November 7, the hospitalization rate among the Hispanic or Latino population was 444.6 per 100,000 people. The hospitalization rate among Alaska Native residents or Native Americans was 430.9 per 100,000. Among the black population, it was 412.2 per 100,000.

According to the data, the hospitalization rates between Asian or Pacific Islanders and Whites were 132.5 and 106.2, respectively, updated on Friday.

The CDC report states, “When examining overall age-adjusted rates by race and ethnicity, the rate for Hispanic or Latino individuals was approximately 4.2 times among non-Hispanic white individuals.” “Rates of non-Hispanic American Indians or persons of Alaska descent and non-Hispanic blacks were approximately 4.1 and 3.9 times among non-Hispanic white individuals, respectively.”

The CDC says the data comes from a surveillance system that includes 250 acute care hospitals in 14 states.

According to the CDC, since the end of September, overall weekly hospital rates have increased in the United States, primarily for adults 50 and older.

In addition, there has been a continuous two-week increase in weekly hospitalization rates among children from 24 October to 7 November.

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