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26 October 2023: Clinical Research

Identifying Predominant Causes of Death Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients During Poland’s Second and Third Waves

Irina Niecwietajewa 1ABCDEFG , Michał Frączek 2ABCDEFG* , Maria Mroczkowska 3BC , Mariusz Frączek 3ABCDEFG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.941455

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e941455

Figure 1 The number of cases and the percentage of individual causes of death in patients with COVID-19 among all deceased persons in the observed group. COVID-19 lung disease includes deaths due to respiratory failure in the course of SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia, including pneumothorax. Thromboembolic complication included pulmonary embolism, other thromboembolic events, myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke. Bacterial superinfections included VAP, hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), other sepsis - generalized infections with a source other than the respiratory system, neuroinfection, and pulmonary aspergillosis.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750