Kunz R, Minder M

Swiss Med Wkly. 2020;150:w20235

Published March 24, 2020


Data from various European countries confirm that while the whole population is at risk from infection with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), older people – often frail and subject to multimorbidity – are at highest risk of intensive care hospitalisation for severe condition, and ultimately death.

Roland Kunz and Markus Minder from Switzerland describe practical measures that can be taken in order to provide optimal care and support.

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