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Changes in outpatient health care use after COVID-19 infection among veterans

JAMA Network Open

2024-02-09
(Press-News.org) About The Study: This study including 202,000 veterans with COVID-19 and 202,000 matched uninfected veterans found that outpatient use increased significantly in the month after infection, then attenuated but remained greater than the uninfected cohorts’ use through 12 months, which suggests that there are sustained impacts of COVID-19 infection.

Authors: Matthew L. Maciejewski, Ph.D., of the Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Durham, North Carolina, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.55387)

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