Going Viral: COVID and the brain

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Going Viral Episode 185: COVID Update – COVID and the brain

 

In this episode:

 

 

– Olfactory disturbances with COVID19 is evidence of brain involvement
– Whilst olfactory changes mostly resolve, cognitive changes may not return to normal
– Consider a neuropsychological assessment for patients complaining of fatigue, poor attention span, slower processing speed. It is important to not let these patients suffer in silence

 

 

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Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

 

Total time: 42 mins

 

 

Guests: Dr Lucette Cysique, Clinical Neuropsychologist; St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; Senior Research Fellow, UNSW
Dr Clare Ramsden, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Deputy Director; Allied Health, Tasmanian Health Service

 

 

 
 
 

 

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