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Pediatric critical care and COVID19

Tags: , , , , , , , | June 7th, 2020

COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV2, disproportionally affects adults (children <5% in most reports). Adult critical illness is characterized by acute hypoxemia, multi-organ failure, and high mortality. Reported risk factors for severe illness include age, cardiorespiratory comorbidities, obesity, and laboratory findings (lymphopenia and elevated D-dimer).

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