COVID-19 related ICU admissions in paediatric and young adult patients in Australia: a national case series 2020-2022.

Publication date: Apr 14, 2023

COVID-19 pandemic research efforts have focused on disease phenotypes in adults. A distinct spectrum of illness has been documented in paediatric populations. We aimed to review paediatric intensive care unit (ICU) admissions in Australia, across differing variant predominant phases of the pandemic. Data reported to the Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SPRINT-SARI) Australia, across 49 ICUs from February 2020 to June 2022 were extracted. We defined ‘child’ as patients aged

Concepts Keywords
Australia Adolescent
February Child
June COVID-19
Pandemic Infant
Intensive care


Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19
disease MESH Infection

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