Risk Score for Critical Illness in Patients With COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: In this study, a risk score based on characteristics of patients with COVID-19 at the time of hospital admission was developed that may help predict a patient’s risk of developing critical illness.

Authors: Jianxing He, M.D., Ph.D.,  and Nan-Shan Zhong, M.D., of the The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, are the corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2033)

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