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RMJ. 2023; 48(3): 571-575


Frequency of sinus bradycardia in Covid-19 patients; Treat or not to treat?

Zunaira Nawaz, Abdullah Makki, Zille Huma, Darshan Kumar, Bilal Ahmed Khan.




Abstract

Objective: To establish association of sinus bradycardia with COVID-19 that is mostly asymptomatic but creating panic situation in wards.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted in a period of 2 months at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi. Individuals between the ages of 20-65 years having positive COVID-19 PCR, using convenient sampling technique were included. Patients with comorbidities that can affect heart rate were excluded. Heart rate was monitored continuously to document bradycardia, lab parameters and Chest X ray done to evaluate COVID-19 severity. Outcomes were also measured. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 25.
Results: Out of 200 individuals included in the study, 76 (38%) were found to have bradycardia. We also found out that 148 (74%) individuals with a Temp >99 had a pulse rate

Key words: Bradycardia, Covid-19, bradyarrythmia, tachyarrythmia.






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