publication . Article . 2021

A Well-Structured Follow-Up Program is Required after Recovery from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Release from Quarantine is Not the End of Treatment

Lee, Keun-Mi; Ko, Hae-Jin; Lee, Geon Ho; Kim, A-Sol; Lee, Dong-Wook;
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  • Published: 01 May 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 2,329 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
During the Coronavirus Infection Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic, the number of patients released from quarantine is exceeding the number of newly diagnosed cases. This study is a retrospective cohort study in which consultation data were collected from a COVID-19 follow-up health consultation program. The studied population was selected from patients who recovered after quarantine and treatment for COVID-19 in Daegu City and in Gyeongsangbukdo province, Korea, from March to June 2020. The healthcare providers comprised 20 family-medicine specialists who consulted and educated the patients through phone calls in accordance with structured guidelines. Physical and...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, consultation, comprehensive health care, mental health, pandemics, Medicine, R, Article
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