Complexity, Challenges of the Clinical Diagnosis, Management of Long COVID

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: This analysis of the health records of a random national sample of 200 veterans who had experienced SARS-CoV-2 infection and who had at least one diagnostic code for long COVID highlights the complexity of diagnosing long COVID in clinical settings and the challenges of caring for patients who have or are suspected of having this condition.

Authors: Ann M. O’Hare, M.A., M.D., of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

  

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.40332)

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