Incidence rate of Pneumonia Cases in Children With Covid-19 treated in the isolation room of RSUD Dr. Raden Soedjono

  • MN Alpi Apriansah RSUD dr R Soedjono
Keywords: incidence rate, pneumonia, children, covid 19

Abstract

Background: The number of Covid-19 cases continues to increase. Patients with Covid-19 show variousclinical signs and symptoms, a small number of cases can progress to lower respiratory tract infections in the form of pneumonia and rapidly worsen into respiratory failure.

Methods: This research is a retrospective descriptive study. Data were obtained from the medical records of pediatric patients who were confirmed positive for Covid-19 and diagnosed with pneumonia in the pediatric isolation room of RSUD Dr. Raden Soedjono Selong from May 2020 to March 2021 Results: There was 55 child confirmed positive for Covid-19, consisting of 32 boys and 23 girls. The number of children who were confirmed positive for Covid-19 with pneumonia was 16 people, of which 2 children had other comorbid diseases. The most common symptom that patients complain about is fever. Most of the patients who were confirmed positive for Covid-19 with pneumonia treated in the isolation room were female, with the highest age range being between the ages of 1 month to 2 years and over 2 years to 5 years. The radiological appearance of the patient is mostly typical of pneumonia.

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Published
2022-06-29