This is what is foreseen by the measure to which the Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, is working in view of the «Sostegni bis» decree. “A follow-up – explains the Ministry of Health in a note – which will also serve to acquire information on the outcomes of this pathology”.
In the package of services provided, those for the control of the most affected functions, respiratory, cardiac, renal and blood coagulation: from blood tests – tests such as blood count, ESR, creatinine, just to name a few – to the dynamic electrocardiogram, from spirometry at the walk test, up to the chest CT scan.
For older patients, then, a multidisciplinary evaluation is foreseen and in particular for those undergoing intensive or sub-intensive therapy there is also a psychological interview.
The plan is based on data from the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, according to which about 164 thousand patients with severe forms of Covid-19 have been cured and discharged from hospitals (more than a third of which, resident in Lombardy): they will be enrolled in monitoring.