Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/55638
Title: Clinical profile and predictors of in-hospital mortality among older patients hospitalised for COVID-19.
Authors: 
Keywords: 
Mesh: 
Issue Date: 2021
Citation: Age Ageing.2021;(50)2:326-334
Abstract: the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is characterized by poor outcomes and mortality, particularly in older patients. post hoc analysis of the international, multicentre, 'real-world' HOPE COVID-19 registry. All patients aged ≥65 years hospitalised for COVID-19 were selected. Epidemiological, clinical, analytical and outcome data were obtained. A comparative study between two age subgroups, 65-74 and ≥75 years, was performed. The primary endpoint was all cause in-hospital mortality. about, 1,520 patients aged ≥65 years (60.3% male, median age of 76 [IQR 71-83] years) were included. Comorbidities such as hypertension (69.2%), dyslipidaemia (48.6%), cardiovascular diseases (any chronic heart disease in 38.4% and cerebrovascular disease in 12.5%), and chronic lung disease (25.3%) were prevalent, and 49.6% were on ACEI/ARBs. Patients aged 75 years and older suffered more in-hospital complications (respiratory failure, heart failure, renal failure, sepsis) and a significantly higher mortality (18.4 vs. 48.2%, P 1 (OR 8.31) to be independent predictors of mortality. patients aged ≥65 years hospitalised for COVID-19 had high rates of in-hospital complications and mortality, especially among patients 75 years or older. Age ≥75 years, dementia, peripheral oxygen saturation 1 were independent predictors of mortality in this population.
PMID: 33201181
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/55638
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:Fundaciones e Institutos de Investigación > FIIB H. U. Infanta Sofía y H. U. Henares > Artículos

Files in This Item:
File SizeFormat 
PMC7717146.pdf755.95 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.