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Name of Media:

As COVID-19 Patients Are Discharged, Experts Warn Of Long-Lasting Health Effects


Bente Bouthier

Publisher or Source:

Indiana Public Media

Type of Media:

Newspaper Article

Media Originally for:

General Public

Country of Origin:

United States of America (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

COVID-19 Related:



As the number of COVID-19 patients discharged from intensive care units increases, medical experts are warning that extended stays in the ICU can have long lasting effects.

Dr. Sophia Wang is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine. She says the longer a patient remains in the ICU, the more likely they are to develop post intensive care syndrome or delirium.

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