Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD

Disclosures

March 20, 2020

Recognized risk factors associated with ARDS and death in patients with COVID-19 include the following:

  • Older age

  • High fever (102.2°F [39°C])

  • Comorbidities (eg, hypertension, diabetes)

  • Neutrophilia

  • Lymphocytopenia

  • Elevated end-organ–related indices (eg, aspartate aminotransferase [AST], lactate dehydrogenase [LDH], urea)

  • Elevated inflammation-related indices (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and serum ferritin)

  • Elevated coagulation function–related indicators (prothrombin time and D-dimer)

Read more about severe illness in patients with COVID-19.

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