Author(s): Amanpreet, Arshdeep Kaur Chann, Dixa, Jyoti, Misha Kataria, Kavita, Monika Pebma, J. S Thakur

Email(s): gaurikavita@rediffmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00048   

Address: Amanpreet1, Arshdeep Kaur Chann1, Dixa1, Jyoti1, Misha Kataria1, Kavita2, Monika Pebma3, J. S Thakur4
1B.Sc Nursing Intern, National Institute of Nursing Education, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
2Lecturer, National Institute of Nursing Education, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
3Tutor, National Institute of Nursing Education, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.
4Professor, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Covid-19 is a respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory disease syndrome Coronavirus 2(sars-cov-2). Health outcomes varies broadly in patients with and without comorbidities. Objectives: The purpose of the study was to assess the prevalence of comorbidities and health outcomes among Covid-19 patients residing in Indira colony, Chandigarh. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted to enroll all Covid-19 patients over a period of two weeks. The list of patients was obtained from ANM’s of the selected area. A semi structured interview schedule was developed to collect information telephonically and responses were recorded on Google forms. Result: A total of 110 participants were enrolled in the study. The results revealed that 81% of participants were having Covid-19 symptoms. Fever was the most common symptom (88.8%) A total of 25 patient (22.7%) person having comorbidities diabetes mellitus was the most common comorbidity (44%) seen in participants. About 27.2% of the total patients required hospitalization. Only few participants required mechanical ventilation. Zero deaths were reported in the present study. Conclusion: Fever was the most common symptom in symptomatic patients followed by cough. The most prevalent comorbidity in patient was diabetes mellitus and there was no fatality seen in studied population.


Cite this article:
Amanpreet, Arshdeep Kaur Chann, Dixa, Jyoti, Misha Kataria, Kavita, Monika Pebma, J. S Thakur. Health outcomes and comorbidities among Covid-19 patients from a Peri urban community of Chandigarh. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):235-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00048

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Amanpreet, Arshdeep Kaur Chann, Dixa, Jyoti, Misha Kataria, Kavita, Monika Pebma, J. S Thakur. Health outcomes and comorbidities among Covid-19 patients from a Peri urban community of Chandigarh. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):235-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00048   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-2-17


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