Low physical functioning and impaired performance of activities of daily life in COVID-19 patients who survived hospitalisation

Stefano Belli*, Bruno Balbi, Ilaria Prince, Davide Cattaneo, Francesca Masocco, Sergio Zaccaria, Luca Bertalli, Francesco Cattini, Arianna Lomazzo, Francesca Dal Negro, Marica Giardini, Frits M. E. Franssen, Daisy J. A. Janssen, Martijn A. Spruit

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Abouthalf of post-COVID-19 patients had severe impairments in physical functioning and during activities of daily living at discharge home, providing a clear rationale to study the safety and efficacy of rehabilitative interventions in these patients https://bit.ly/3hJvXJa
Original languageEnglish
Article number2002096
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2020



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