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Ravanbakhsh M, Behnamfar A. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: A Recommendation for People in Quarantine of COVID-19. PTJ. 2020; 10 (2) :55-58
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-452-en.html
1- Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
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At the end of 2019, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) of coronavirus 2SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and infected over 16 million people around the world. Individuals with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have an influenza-like illness and respiratory tract infections. We can categorize patients in three main groups: asymptomatic infected cases, patients with mild upper respiratory tract illness, and patients with severe viral pneumonia with respiratory failure. According to reports, almost 80% of cases are asymptomatic or show mild symptoms, 15% have severe symptoms, and the other 5% are critical cases requiring ventilation and life support.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/05/19 | Accepted: 2020/06/10 | Published: 2020/07/9

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