Complexity, challenges of clinical diagnosis

About the study: This analysis of health records from a random national sample of 200 veterans who had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and had at least one diagnosis code for long COVID highlights the complexity of diagnosing long COVID. in clinical settings and the challenges of caring for patients who have or are suspected of having this condition.

Authors: Ann M. O’Hare, MA, MD, of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.40332)

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