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Personalised rehabilitation assessments for people with Long Covid

Posted in COVID-19 Articles,Rehabilitation Articles on 30th Sep 2020

Manoj Sivan is ACNR’s Pain Series Editor and Associate Professor and Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Leeds, UK.

In this BBC interview, he discusses personalised assessments for people with Long Covid, based on the telephone screening tool developed by multi-disciplinary teams from Leeds, Airedale and Hull NHS Trusts. The tool allows patients to be directed to the right service, based on nature, duration and severity of their symptoms.

The discussion of the telephone screening tool begins at 20.18 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000mzms

The article “Assessing long-term rehabilitation needs in COVID-19 survivors using a telephone screening tool (C19-YRS tool)”  was first published in ACNR – read and access the tool at https://www.acnr.co.uk/2020/06/c19-yrs/
The tool has also been translated into French and Spanish.