The new criteria for a COVID19 patient for the clinical practice to determine the need for an early therapeutic regimen and to decrease mortality

  • Mulazim Hussain Bukhari UOL
  • Shahzadi Zain
  • Mobeen Syed
Keywords: COVID19, Cytokine Storm, Pro-inflammatory status, Systemic cell death, Multi-organ tissue damage, Pre-renal electrolyte imbalance, SARC-CoV-2

Abstract

A new predictive criterion is being proposed for the determination of cytokine storm (CS) in COVID-19 (COVID-CS). It is comprised of results of laboratory that associate the pro-inflammatory status, systemic cell death, multi-organ tissue damage, and pre-renal electrolyte imbalance. The data identifies the patients’ stay in hospitals and their mortality with the relevance of hyper-inflammation and tissue damage during the CS. The criteria can be readily used in clinical practice to determine the need for an early therapeutic regimen, block the hyper-immune response and possibly decrease mortality. It helps to understand the nature of the virus by following a specific criterion to predict the disease. The SARS-CoV-2 tells us in few days what nature has decided for the patient i.e., recovery, death or permanent disability.

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.5.3630

How to cite this:
Bukhari MH, Zain S, Syed M. The new criteria for a COVID19 patient for the clinical practice to determine the need for an early therapeutic regimen and to decrease mortality. Pak J Med Sci. 2021;37(5):1536-1539.  doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.5.3630

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Published
2021-07-16
How to Cite
Bukhari, M., Zain, S., & Syed, M. (2021). The new criteria for a COVID19 patient for the clinical practice to determine the need for an early therapeutic regimen and to decrease mortality. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 37(5). https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.5.3630
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Brief Communication