Safety and Feasibility of an Interdisciplinary Treatment Approach to Optimize Recovery From Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019.
Kirby P Mayer, Selina M Parry, Anna G Kalema, Rajan R Joshi, Melissa K Soper, Angela K Steele, Megan L Lusby, Esther E Dupont-Versteegden, Ashley A Montgomery-Yates, Peter E Morris
Crit Care Explor | Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) | Published : 2021
OBJECTIVES: Examine the safety and feasibility of a multimodal in-person or telehealth treatment program, administered in acute recovery phase for patients surviving critical coronavirus disease 2019. DESIGN: Pragmatic, pre-post, nonrandomized controlled trial with patients electing enrollment into one of the two recovery pathways. SETTING: ICU Recovery Clinic in an academic medical center. PATIENTS: Adult patients surviving acute respiratory failure due to critical coronavirus disease 2019. INTERVENTIONS: Patients participated in combined ICU Recovery clinic and 8 weeks of physical rehabilitation delivered: 1) in-person or 2) telehealth. Patients received medical care by an ICU Recovery Cli..View full abstract