Prevalence and outcome of silent hypoxemia in COVID-19.

Minerva Anestesiol

14 Marzo Mar 2021 8 months ago
  • Tondo C

In the early stages of COVID-19 pneumonia, hypoxemia has been described in absence of dyspnea ("silent" or "happy" hypoxemia). Our aim was to report its prevalence and outcome in a series of hypoxemic patients upon Emergency Department admission.

Reference

Busana M, Gasperetti A, Giosa L, Forleo GB, Schiavone M, Mitacchione G, Bonino C, Villa P, Galli M, Tondo C, Saguner A, Steiger P, Curnis A, Dello Russo A, Pugliese F, Mancone M, Marini JJ, Gattinoni L. Prevalence and outcome of silent hypoxemia in COVID-19. Minerva Anestesiol 2021 Mar;87(3):325-333.doi: 10.23736/S0375-9393.21.15245-9.

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