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JLan
Figure 1 Co-founder

Today I met a patient who is a COVID survivor. He was in the ICU for a month, requiring mechanical ventilation almost four weeks. That’s much longer than a typical patient with bacterial pneumonia. This patient required a lengthy infusion of neuromuscular blockade which, along with shock, contributed to profound weakness. This complication, also called critical illness polyneuropathy, is one that I suspect we’re going to see a lot of this summer, as the patients who are sick in April are discharged from an ICU in May and June. I’d love to hear others’ reflections on this and if you have any tips for preparation