Laboratory Findings Associated With Severe Illness, Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This observational study examined how well sociodemographic features, laboratory value and comorbidities of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Eastern Massachusetts might predict a course of severe illness.

Authors: Roy H. Perlis, M.D., M.Sc., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and an associate editor at JAMA Network Open, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.23934)

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