Web of Science: 5 cites, Scopus: 6 cites, Google Scholar: cites,
Social, Academic and Health Status Impact of Long COVID on Children and Young People : An Observational, Descriptive, and Longitudinal Cohort Study
Gonzalez-Aumatell, Alba (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública)
Bovo, Maria Victoria (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Carreras-Abad, Clara (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Cuso-Perez, Sara (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Domènech Marsal, Èlia (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Coll-Fernandez, Roser (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Goicoechea Calvo, Aroia (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Giralt López, Maria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psiquiatria i de Medicina Legal)
Enseñat Cantallops, Antonia (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Institut Guttmann)
Moron-Lopez, Sara (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Institut de Recerca de la Sida IrsiCaixa)
Martínez Picado, Francisco Javier (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Institut de Recerca de la Sida IrsiCaixa)
Ventura-Wichner, Paula S (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol)
Rodrigo Gonzalo de Líria, Carlos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública)
Méndez Hernández, Maria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública)

Data: 2022
Resum: There is a lack of evidence of the health impacts due to long COVID among children and young people (CYP). The objective of this study is to determine the main clinical characteristics of long COVID in CYP and to investigate the academic, social, and health status impacts of long COVID in this population. An observational, descriptive, and longitudinal study on CYP who presented COVID-19 symptoms for more than twelve weeks after SARS-CoV-2 infection was performed between December 2020 and May 2021. Fifty CYP were included, with a median age of 14. 1 years, 33 (66%) were female, and 17 (34%) had a relative diagnosed with long COVID. Since the initial infection and up to the first visit, CYP had persisting symptoms for a median of 4. 1 months, and for 18 (36%) CYP these symptoms persisted for more than 6 months. Fatigue (100%), neurocognitive disorders (74%), muscular weakness (74%), and headache (72%) were the most reported symptoms. A total of 9 (18%) CYP could not attend school, 17 (34%) had a reduced schedule, 33 (66%) showed a decreased school performance, and 68% had stopped extracurricular activities. This preliminary study shows the impact that long COVID has on the health, academic, and social life of CYP.
Drets: Aquest document està subjecte a una llicència d'ús Creative Commons. Es permet la reproducció total o parcial, la distribució, la comunicació pública de l'obra i la creació d'obres derivades, fins i tot amb finalitats comercials, sempre i quan es reconegui l'autoria de l'obra original. Creative Commons
Llengua: Anglès
Document: Article ; recerca ; Versió publicada
Matèria: Long COVID ; Children ; Neurocognitive disorders ; Fatigue ; Young people ; Adolescents ; Post-covid-19 condition ; Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome
Publicat a: Children, Vol. 9 (october 2022) , ISSN 2227-9067

DOI: 10.3390/children9111677
PMID: 36360405


13 p, 1.2 MB

El registre apareix a les col·leccions:
Documents de recerca > Documents dels grups de recerca de la UAB > Centres i grups de recerca (producció científica) > Ciències de la salut i biociències > Institut d'Investigació en Ciencies de la Salut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)
Articles > Articles de recerca
Articles > Articles publicats

 Registre creat el 2022-12-01, darrera modificació el 2023-10-01



   Favorit i Compartir