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Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care

Published: 8 September, 2020

Around 10% of patients who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus remain unwell beyond three weeks, and a smaller proportion for months. Post-acute covid-19 (“long covid”) seems to be a multisystem disease, sometimes occurring after a relatively mild acute illness.  This BMJ Practice Pointer, intended for primary care clinicains, describes what is known about “long covid” and how to care for these patients in their own home.

Ref: Greenhalgh, T et al Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care, BMJ 2020; 370:m3026 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3026 (Published 11 August 2020)

 

Last updated: 8 September, 2020

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