Virtual Conference
Healthcare conferences 2022

Rungthiwa Kantawan

Mahidol University, Thailand

Title: The study of COVID-19 screening results in university hospital


Screening of patients admitted to hospitals to separate patients at risk of COVID-19. This is an important step that helps in the management of high-risk patients. Reduce the spread of infection in the hospital to other groups of patients, including related personnel which relies on taking a history of respiratory symptoms, history of exposure, history of traveling from at-risk countries at that time by face to face approach. The use of technology in screening by reducing direct contact between staff and patients in at-risk groups by using the Lime survey package for preliminary risk assessment by patients. Then, further history was taken by telephone and recorded patients data were recorded in the RAMA CARE: COVID-19 program developed by the hospital's information department which the screening criteria are in accordance with the criteria of the Department of Disease Control. Ministry of Health. To reduce paper exposure and be able to bring information back into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. The patients were screened at the Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020, Presenter Name: Rungthiwa Kantawan Mode of Presentation: Poster Contact number: +66 1866628950 a total of 916 cases were found, of which 530 cases were screened as suspected cases of COVID-19 )Patient Under Investigations: PUI) (57.86%). 77 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (based on viral laboratory tests using Reverse Transcription- Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) for COVID-19) (14.53%). All of COVID-19 detected were screened as suspected COVID-19 cases. The study found that the factors associated with COVID-19 detected included occupational risk, history of exposure to COVID-19 patients, URI symptom especially temperature ? 37.50C and sputum. the group of risk occupational and group of contacted COVID-19 patients were screened as suspected COVID-19 patients )P< 0.001).


Rungthiwa Kantawan has completed her master degree of science program from Mahidol University, Thailand. She is the head and coordinator in outpatient, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol, University. She is outpatient nursing and nursing management.