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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2023, vol. 29, issue4
Subject Area: Public Health
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2023294.5226
Published online: 20 November 2023

Original article
J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5226-5229
Diana Paskaleva1ORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail, Maria Semerdjieva2ORCID logo,
1)Department of Nursing Care, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
2)Department of Health Care Management, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Background: The coronavirus is one of the common pathogens among humans and animals that causes various respiratory diseases
Methods: Alternative, non-parametric and correlation analysis were used.
Logical units of observation: Two hundred patients suffered from COVID-19 in the period from 01.09.2020 until 01.09.2021.
Results: In our study, the majority of respondents who had recovered from COVID-19 reported having one or more persistent symptoms. Only 1% had no residual complaints. With regard to the dating of the complaints that appeared, 74% or the main part of our respondents indicated a period of 1-3 months, and the fewest complaints were observed in the 9-12 months after recovery. As age increases, cardiac complaints also increase p=0.001 (χ2=79.51). The correlation relationship is straight and significant p=0.001 (r=0.619). Conclusion: Complex rehabilitation is part of the overall treatment plan and includes special physical and rehabilitation activities, health care, healthy behavior, education and prevention of post-infection complications.

Keywords: Post-COVID syndrome, patients, Pulmonologist,

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Please cite this article as: Paskaleva D, Semerdjieva M. Post-COVID syndrome after the acute infection among patients who visited a Pulmonologist. J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5226-5229.
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Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Senior Assistant Professor Diana Paskaleva, PhD, Department of "Nursing care", Faculty of Public Health, Medical University Plovdiv, Bulgaria; E-mail: paskaleva_1975@abv.bg

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Received: 14 March 2023
Published online: 20 November 2023

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