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Going Viral: Episode 107
CPD: 1 Point

Going Viral: Episode 107
CPD: 1 Point

Description

Going Viral: Post COVID-19 health sequelae – what GPs need to know

 

In this episode:

 

– A substantial proportion of those who have had COVID-19, experience health issues many weeks and months after the acute infection
– As part of the clinical approach, ask about level of energy and general function, “brain fog” …mental clarity and general pain
– Mental health, shortness of breath are important issues to monitor for
– It will be a multidisciplinary challenge and specialist opinion will often be needed, but GPs will be central players in this process

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Dr Jim Newcombe, Infectious Diseases Physician, Clinical Microbiologist; Royal North Shore Hospital, Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology
Total time: 38 mins
 

 

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