Asuka Sato
Okayama University
Subclinical infectionInternal medicineConnective tissue diseaseAsymptomaticHeart rateFever of unknown originVisceral painTachycardiaCreatinineEdemaC-reactive proteinSerum sodium levelSerum ureaThyroid functionClinical training2019-20 coronavirus outbreakSevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)Biochemical markersPost graduateMedical educationFamily medicineHormoneMedicineAppetitePandemicGastroenterology
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#1Tomoko MiyoshiH-Index: 16
#2Asuka SatoH-Index: 1
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#1Asuka Sato (Okayama University)H-Index: 1
#2Hiroko Ogawa (Okayama University)H-Index: 19
Last. Fumio Otsuka (Okayama University)H-Index: 35
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#1Daisuke Omura (Okayama University)H-Index: 2
#2Asuka SatoH-Index: 1
Last. Fumio OtsukaH-Index: 35
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To clarify potential relationships between chief complaints of patients and laboratory data with a focus on aging-related changes, we retrospectively analyzed the data of 843 patients who visited a general medicine department for the first time. Their chief complaints were classified into 8 major symptoms: visceral pain, somatic pain, fever, cough, dizziness, fatigue, appetite loss, and edema. We compared the laboratory data obtained from the patients with complaints with the data of symptom-fre...
#1Kosuke OkaH-Index: 2
#2Yoshihisa Hanayama (Okayama University)H-Index: 6
Last. Fumio OtsukaH-Index: 35
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We retrospectively analyzed the cases of 148 febrile patients whose body temperature (BT) was ≥ 37.5°C at our hospital. We categorized them into seven groups; those with bacterial and viral infection, nonspecific inflammation, neoplasm, connective tissue disease (CTD), drug-induced disease, and unidentified causes. Our analysis revealed that the patient’s BT at the 1st visit (BT-1st visit) and highest BT during the febrile period (BT-max) differed significantly among all categories except neopla...
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