Start pulmonary rehab early after COVID-19: study

The sooner patients get started after ventilation, the faster their recovery, researchers say

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the European Respiratory Society Congress 2020.

A study of 19 patients’ recovery after being on ventilation in ICU suggests they fared better when they were promptly transitioned to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

The French patients had spent an average of 26 days in intensive care followed by 13 days in a pulmonary ward before their transfer to a rehabilitation centre.

Their weekly progress was evaluated using the six

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