What is the most ‘sequelae’ you experience after being cured of Corona? “4 out of 5 go to hospital”

80% of the confirmed cases received treatment for the digestive system

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[아시아경제 나예은 기자] It was found that 80% of domestic new coronavirus infections (COVID-19) patients received hospital treatment for digestive system problems even after they were cured. In addition, various diseases such as the musculoskeletal system and respiratory system have developed, and it is pointed out that follow-up management measures are urgent.

According to state audit data submitted by the National Health Insurance Corporation on the 8th, Rep. Nam In-soon of the Democratic Party of Korea received 109,013 out of a total of 135,120 cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of July, or 80.7%, or 109,013 outpatients with digestive system diseases even after they were cured. received treatment. This is a total of 1,292,003 outpatient treatment and 34,609 inpatient treatment records as of September 29th.

In addition, 80,398 (59.5%) of those who received treatment for ‘musculoskeletal system and connective tissue disease’ and 53,920 (39.9%) received treatment for ‘disease of the respiratory system’ were found.

In addition, 5297 patients (4%) were hospitalized. Of these, 2255 (1.7%) were ‘diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue’, 1583 (1.2%) had ‘damage, poisoning, and certain other consequences due to external factors’, and 1459 (1.1%) had ‘digestion’. It was found that he was hospitalized for a systemic disease.

As a result of examining the clinical sequelae of 40 adult COVID-19 patients who were hospitalized at the National Medical Center, the average 3 months after symptom onset ▲Fatigue (43%) ▲Shortness of breath during exercise (35%) ▲Hair loss (23%) ) ▲ Chest tightness (15%) ▲ Headache (10%) etc.

Rep. Nam said, “It is important to in-depth analysis of the sequelae of some confirmed patients, but a follow-up investigation of the sequelae of all confirmed patients is necessary.”It is necessary to establish a system that analyzes the correlation between the experience of COVID-19 in the medical treatment data of confirmed patients in connection with the National Health Insurance Corporation,” he pointed out.


Reporter Na Ye-eun [email protected]


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