Characteristics and Outcomes of 21 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 in Washington State

JAMA. 2020 Apr 28;323(16):1612-1614. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.4326.

Abstract

This case series describes the clinical presentation, characteristics, and outcomes of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted to the intensive care unit at a public hospital in Washington State in February 2020, including initial reports of cardiomyopathy in one-third of the patients.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Betacoronavirus*
  • Comorbidity
  • Coronavirus Infections* / blood
  • Coronavirus Infections* / complications
  • Coronavirus Infections* / mortality
  • Coronavirus Infections* / therapy
  • Critical Illness*
  • Female
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pandemics*
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / blood
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / complications
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / mortality
  • Pneumonia, Viral* / therapy
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / complications*
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Washington

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2