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Slovenska pediatrija 2022; 29: 99-105

https://doi.org/10.38031/slovpediatr-2022-2-07en

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COVID-19 IN PEDIATRICS AND OUR EXPERIENCES

Mateja Rehar
Sprejemno urgentna ambulanta in Sprejemno triažni oddelek (covid-19, sivo-rdeča cona), Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Nada Fujs
Sprejemno urgentna ambulanta in Sprejemno triažni oddelek (covid-19, sivo-rdeča cona), Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Janja Skubic
Sprejemno urgentna ambulanta in Sprejemno triažni oddelek (covid-19, sivo-rdeča cona), Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Branka Rožič
Klinika za infekcijske bolezni in vročinska stanja Otroški oddelek 3 (covid-19, sivo-rdeča cona), Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Matej Kolar
Klinični oddelek za intenzivno terapijo otrok, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Tea Herček
Sprejemno urgentna ambulanta in Sprejemno triažni oddelek (covid-19, sivo-rdeča cona) Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Maja Čamernik
Klinični oddelek za alergologijo, revmatologijo in imunske bolezni, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Urška Šumljak
Klinika za infekcijek bolezni in vročinska stanja, Japljeva 2, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Slobodanka Pance
Klinični oddelek zaintenzivno terapijo otrok, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Nika Kozmus
Klinični oddelek za intenzivno terapijo otrok, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Bojan Sladojević
Služba za otroško psihiatrijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Dragana Pavlovič
Služba za otroško psihiatrijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of the research was to analyze the treatment of children during the SARS CoV-2 epidemic in the red zone of of the Pediatric Clinic in Ljubljana. Methods: A quantitative, non-experimental type of research was used. All hospitalized children from October to March 2022 were included. Data were obtained using the Clinical information system. results: 203 children, (113 (55.7%) boys and 90 (44.3%) girls) were included. The majority were aged 6–12 years 58 (26.1%). Most SARS-CoV-2 positive children (93,6%) were hospitalized in the red zone of Admission and Triage Department red zone and 10 (6.4%) in the another departments. The majority were hematological oncology patients (22.7%), and the leastowest number of children was in the field of allergology, rheumatology and clinical immunology 3%. Thirty-nine (19.2%) children received Sotrovimab, 24 (11.8%) Regencov and Remdesevir 12 (5.90%). Discusion: During the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, work at the Pediatric Clinic has fully adapted to ensure safe management of children despite the reduced scope of work. Treatment of children with cancer, newborns, and other children with serious acute or chronically ill children from all over Slovenia were treated without interruption in the red zone of the Pediatric clinic in Ljubljana.

Key words: pandemic, children, pediatrics, covid-19, SARS-CoV-2