Prolonged symptoms from the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), otherwise known as long COVID, postacute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC), or post-COVID syndrome, are affecting an increasingly high number of patients after severe, moderate, and mild acute COVID-19 infections. Using evidence-based practice strategies, this case report describes occupational therapy evaluation and treatment approaches, plan of care, and associated outcomes for one client experiencing long COVID symptoms in the outpatient setting.
AOTA Taxonomy:adults, body functions, coding and billing, commercial insurance, COVID, driving and community mobility deficits, evidence-based practice/knowledge translation, functional cognition deficits, habilitation and rehabilitation, health management, hospital-based outpatient, policy issues, remediation/restoration, Special Issue, telehealth and virtual services, work
Keywords:care plan, clients, cognition, covid-19, dizziness, dyspnea, exertional dyspnea, fatigue, infections, occupational therapists
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