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To: Critical COVID-19 and neurological dysfunction – a direct comparative analysis between SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious pathogens

Crit Care Sci. 2024;36:e20240291en

DOI: 10.62675/2965-2774.20240291-en

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We have read with great care the interesting article by Teixeira-Vaz et al. on a prospective, single-center cohort study of 27 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients requiring mechanical ventilation for >48 hours for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).() They noted that although neurological impairment caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection usually occurs in a variable manner, almost all patients with respiratory failure and ARDS develop impairment. Although information is limited, as Finsterer and Scorza noted,() we support the need for a prospective study on patients with neurological dysfunction after severe SARS-CoV-2 infection. In addition, we agree with the points raised by Magoon and Suresh.()

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