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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2022, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (5): 427-431.doi: 10.1016/j.joim.2022.06.001

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Shanghai expert consensus on clinical protocol for traditional Chinese medicine treatment of COVID-19 among the elderly population (second edition)

Xuan Chena, Chou-ping Hanb, Wei Zhangc,  on behalf of Writing Group of the Shanghai Expert Consensus on Clinical Protocol for Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of COVID-19 among the Elderly Population (Second Edition)   

  1. a Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shuguang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, China
    b International Education College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, China
    c Research Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai Institute of Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Shuguang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, China
  • Online:2022-09-15 Published:2022-06-09

This document is the revised edition of the previously issued Shanghai Expert Consensus on Clinical Protocol for Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of COVID-19 among the Elderly Population. Based on the clinical experience and the Protocol for Diagnosis and Treatment of COVID-19 (Trial 9th Edition), this revised edition provides treatment approaches and recommendations to proactively cope with Omicron variant and increase the therapeutic efficacy for coronavirus disease 2019 among the elderly population in Shanghai, China.

Key words: COVID-19, Aged, Elderly population, Expert consensus, Traditional Chinese medicine, Clinical treatment

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