Outcome of noncritical COVID-19 patients with early hospitalization and early antiviral treatment outside the ICU


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Çalik B., Uyaroğlu O., Telli D., Özişik L., Şahin T., Taş Z., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.51, no.2, pp.411-420, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2006-173
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-420
  • Keywords: COVID-19, noncritical illness, hydroxychloroquine, favipiravir
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has been going on for over 5 months, there is yet to be a standard management policy for all patients including those with mild-to-moderate cases. We evaluated the role of early hospitalization in combination with early antiviral therapy with COVID-19 patients in a tertiary care university hospital.