COVID-19 recovery 'protracted' in one in 10 patients

Primary care researchers publish pragmatic tips for GPs managing patients requiring ongoing care

Home pulse oximetry could be used to monitor breathlessness and other respiratory symptoms in patients with lingering symptoms following a bout of acute COVID-19, new primary care guidance suggests.

And those experiencing unexplained chest pain might require specialist referral and further diagnostic tests, warn UK clinicians, led by GP academic Professor Trish Greenhalgh from the University of Oxford.

Although most patients with mild COVID-19 recover within a few weeks of symptom onset, the doctors say about