publication . Report . 2021

Post-Acute COVID Syndrome (PACS): Definition, Impact and Management

Lledó. Gema; Sellarés, Jacobo; Brotons, Carlos; Sans Corrales, Mireia; Díez Antón, Juana, 1962; Blanco Arbués, Julià; Bassat Orellana, Quique; Sarukhan, Adelaida; Campins Martí, Magda; Güerri Fernández, Robert; ...
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  • Published: 11 Jun 2021
  • Publisher: Institut de Salut Global de Barcelona (ISGlobal)
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
A variety of studies suggest that up to 10-15% of all patients with COVID-19 may present persistent symptomatology weeks or even months after the original infection. Given the accumulated burden of COVID-19 in Catalonia, Spain, we speculate that over 90,000 patients could have been or are currently affected by persistent symptoms or sequelae. The Multidisciplinary Collaborative Group for the Scientific Monitoring of COVID-19 (GCMSC) presents its third report where they propose a clear set of case definitions of Post-Acute COVID syndrome (PACS) and its sub-categories and recommend a comprehensive medical examination to characterise the clinical features and compl...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, Gestió, Management
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