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Establishment of a COVID-19 Recovery Unit in a Veterans Affairs Post-Acute Facility.

Sohn L, Lysaght M, Schwartzman WA, Simon SR, Goetz MB, Yoshikawa T. Establishment of a COVID-19 Recovery Unit in a Veterans Affairs Post-Acute Facility. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2020 Oct 1; 68(10):2163-2166.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is now an epidemic of global proportion, with major adverse impacts on older adults, persons with chronic diseases, and especially residents of long-term care facilities. This health catastrophe has challenged healthcare facilities' capacity to deliver care to not only COVID-19 patients but all patients who need hospital care. We report on a novel approach of utilizing long-term care beds at a Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare facility for managing recovering COVID-19 patients. J Am Geriatr Soc 68:2163-2166, 2020.

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