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Comparison between the persistence of post COVID-19 symptoms on critical patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation and non-critical patients.


Irisson-Mora I, Salgado-Cordero AM, Reyes-Varón E, Cataneo-Piña DJ, Fernández-Sánchez M, Buendía-Roldán I, Salazar-Lezama MA
PLoS One. 2022; 17(8):e0273041.
PMID: 35994441.


During follow-up, patients severely affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV), show symptoms of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) such as cognitive impairment, psychological disability, and neuromuscular deconditioning. In COVID-19 pandemic, it is a priority to develop multidisciplinary post-acute care services to address the long-term multisystemic impact of COVID-19.