Published on in Vol 7, No 12 (2021): December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/32203, first published .
Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among Patients With COVID-19 Hospitalized in Pakistan: Retrospective Observational Study

Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among Patients With COVID-19 Hospitalized in Pakistan: Retrospective Observational Study

Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among Patients With COVID-19 Hospitalized in Pakistan: Retrospective Observational Study

Hashaam Akhtar 1, PhD;  Sundas Khalid 2, MPhil;  Fazal ur Rahman 3, MBBS;  Muhammad Umar 4, MBBS;  Sabahat Ali 5, MBBS;  Maham Afridi 6, MPhil;  Faheem Hassan 7, MSc;  Yousef Saleh Khader 8, BDS, MSPH;  Nasim Akhtar 9, MBBS;  Muhammad Mujeeb Khan 10, MBBS;  Aamer Ikram 11, MBBS, PhD

1 Yusra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Islamabad , PK

2 School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Science and Technology , Islamabad , PK

3 Department of Medicine, Benazir Bhutto Hospital , Rawalpindi , PK

4 Centre for Liver and Digestive Diseases, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi , PK

5 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pakistan Air Force Hospital , Islamabad , PK

6 Department of Biotechnology, Quaid I Azam University , Islamabad , PK

7 CT Angiography Department, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology , Rawalpindi , PK

8 Department of Community Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid , JO

9 Department of Infectious Diseases, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences , Islamabad , PK

10 Department of Infectious Diseases, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi , PK

11 Department of Virology, National Institutes of Health , Islamabad , PK

Corresponding Author:

  • Hashaam Akhtar, PhD
  • Yusra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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