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COVID-19 Guidance and Advice

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ABN Guidance on COVID-19 for people with neurological conditions, their doctors and carers

We now know that the risk of complicated COVID-19 infection is increased in certain groups, including those over 70 years, with long-term conditions or a weakened immune system. These risk factors are found in many of our patients.

In co-operation with the Royal College of Physicians, and the Chief Medical Officer's team, the ABN has produced guidance on the risks from a variety of conditions and treatments. The document ABN 2020 COVID-19 and neurological conditions can be used to identify those at high, medium or low risk of complications from COVID-19 infection.

The recommendation from the Chief Medical Officer is that high risk patients self-isolate for 3 months.The advice and guidance is developing from day to day and this guidance will be updated as new information becomes available.

 

Jon Sussman, Hon. Secretary Association of British Neurologists

22 March 2020

 

 

 

Last reviewed 28/03/20

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