Patient and Caregiver Guide to Managing COVID-19 Patients at Home

Anne Felicia Ambrose, Matthew Norbert Bartels, Tanya Cecilia Verghese, Joe Verghese

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Since the beginning of 2020, COVID-19 infections have increased exponentially, overwhelming health-care services globally. Survivors of this infection have significant disabilities due to the debilitating weakness and compromised lung function. Unfortunately, rehabilitation services are scarce due to diversion of rehabilitation clinicians to emergency medical care. This manual aims to bridge this gap by providing a self-directed home care and graduated exercise program which does not require any special equipment. The exercises were carefully selected based on research by the authors on self-directed home exercises in frail, elderly patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-68
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • COVID-19
  • home exercises
  • self-directed exercises


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