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Name of Media:

After a hospital stay for COVID-19, patients may face months of rehabilitation

Author(s):

O'Connor, A.

Publisher or Source:

New York Times

Type of Media:

Newspaper Article

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

COVID-19 Related:

Yes

Description:

Doctors have known for some time that survivors of critical illness can develop long-term physical, cognitive, and mental health problems, which can persist for years after they leave intensive care units. The phenomenon is known as post-intensive care syndrome or PICS, and the risk factors for it are especially common among patients hospitalized with COVID-19: prolonged periods of time on a ventilator, heavy sedation, organ failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome, in which fluid builds up in the lungs, causing low blood oxygen levels.

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