Is this COVID-19 Patient?

COVID-19?? 68 year old male with no significant past medical history or surgical history. Presented with shortness of breath, and chest pain. In the emergency department, the patient has a saturation of 79% on room air and is in Moderat respiratory distress. It requires 10 L of nasal oxygen high flow to obtain 93% oxygen saturation. The patient is also febrile to 101°F. Social history: non-smoker, non-drinker. Surgical history: no surgical history. What do you say about the case?

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SARS Covid -19 Pneumonia Need. ICU. Care

High pressure O2 damages lungs. So situation is very tricky.

In Corona pts.
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Aortic knuckle calcification seen. Peripherally placed densed and confluent shadows seen. Needs to compare previous cxrays. Either klebsiella pneumonia. Adv Sputum examination and throat swab for influenza typing. Adv Echo CD. CBC, creat, ABG. Medical management accordingly.

Copd Emphysema B/L Pneumonitis ARDS

COPD, emphysema Bilateral bronchopneumonia ? Right Subpulmonic effusion ? COVID 19 pneumonia It will be tempting to treat all such cases as COVID , but it can be due other bacterial infections also . Unless RT PCR comes as positive, these case should be treated with combination of Azithromycin, doxycycline +- meropenem in addition to ventilator support .

High possibility of covid 19

Bilateral collapse consolidation

BILTERAL GROUND GLASS APPEARANCE SHOWING CONSOLIDATION. DEFINITELY A CASE OF COVID 19. GET TESTED IMMEDIATELY

X ray : typical ground glass opacity Atypical viral pneumonitis ? Covid 19 virus infection Critical complicated stage Shift to ICU

Definitely Covid + As elderly pt Shortness of breath Fever Decrease O2 saturation even with nasal O2 ( I mean 93% with O2)

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