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During your weekly teaching session, Nicole, your GPT1 registrar, asks you about a patient she has seen with ‘possible long COVID’:
Nicole says that “it sounds like Long COVID”, but admits she has never managed anyone with this before. She asks for your advice on how to proceed.
Learners will come with learning needs – mainly those they want to learn. These are driven by identified knowledge and skill gaps, and exams…
But there are many things they need to learn.
The RACGP uses the star analogy to describe general practice through 5 domains of general practice:
The term ‘long COVID’ is generally used to describe both:
“Post COVID-19 condition occurs in individuals with a history of probable or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, usually 3 months from the onset of COVID-19 with symptoms that last for at least 2 months and cannot be explained by an alternative diagnosis.
Common symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath and cognitive dysfunction, as well as others that generally have an impact on everyday functioning. Symptoms may be new onset, following initial recovery from an acute COVID-19 episode, or persist from the initial illness.”
‘Sick and Tired: Casting a long shadow’ summary of report recommendations:
Date reviewed: 27 August 2023