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'We’re first in the St. Louis area' | UMSL launches rehabilitation program for hospitalized COVID-19 survivors


Justina Coronel

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Newspaper Article

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General Public

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United States of America (the)

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Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

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UMSL is now offering virtual psychosocial rehabilitation groups for individuals 50+ who were hospitalized with COIVD-19.

Dr. Ann Steffen, an UMSL professor in the department of psychological sciences says, "We’re first in the St. Louis area that we know of. We've had individuals whose hospitalizations were over a month. And some that were short as a week or two weeks."

They developed this evidence-based rehab approach is based on communications with colleagues from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, building from programs developed for patients experiencing Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS).

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