Letter to the Editor
One of the most serious complications of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is acute severe respiratory syndrome mandating intensive care admission and assisted ventilation . Pneumonia, hypoxemic respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress (ARDS), shock, and multi-organ failure, are the most common complications of severe COVID-19, along with the complications associated with prolonged hospitalization – including secondary nosocomial infection, thromboembolism, gastrointestinal bleeding, and critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy .
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