Infectious diseases

COVID-19 patients need physio support for respiratory recovery

Patients recovering from COVID-19 should be targeted for physiotherapy interventions for respiratory management, exercise and mobilisation, according to new Australian guidelines for physiotherapy. The new guidelines  aim to prevent complications of the respiratory system and muscle deconditioning, speed up recovery from mechanical ventilation, and improve long-term physical function and recovery. Published in Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, the ...

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