Start pulmonary rehab early after COVID-19: study
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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