Clinical Practice Points: Toward Understanding COVID-19 Recovery: National Institutes of Health Workshop on Postacute COVID-19

Heterogeneous disease manifestations are now recognized among some persons after initial recovery from SARS-CoV-2 infection. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases convened a virtual workshop to summarize existing knowledge and to identify key knowledge gaps regarding this condition.

Use this article to:

  • What is the follow-up that is generally recommended for patients at the time of discharge after hospitalization for COVID-19 at your institution?
  • If your institution has a clinical program devoted to care of patients after COVID-19, ask a clinician from that program to discuss the symptoms patients are experiencing and the program's strategies for evaluation and management.
  • After reading the article, watch the video of a June 2021 Annals/ACP program on evaluation and management of patients with persistent symptoms after acute infection.

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