NICE has updated its joint guideline on managing the long-term effects of COVID-19
NICE has updated COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19.
The guideline, co-produced with Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network and Royal College of General Practitioners, includes recommendations on identification, assessment, and management of the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as ‘long COVID’.
The recommendations are for all healthcare settings for adults, children, and young people who have new or ongoing symptoms 4 weeks or more after the start of acute COVID-19, and include advice on organising services for long COVID.
On 11 November, multiple new recommendations and updates to existing recommendations were added to the following sections:
- planning care
- multidisciplinary rehabilitation
- follow up, monitoring, and discharge
- service organisation.
The list of common symptoms has also been updated, emphasising that these may be different for children.
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