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Letters Covid-19: challenge after intensive care

Minding the epistemic gap in covid-19 and beyond

BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 16 June 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;369:m2379
  1. Sandy J Goldbeck-Wood, doctor and ordinand
  1. University of Tromsø, Health, Arts and Society Group; University of Cambridge, Westcott House College, Cambridge CB5 8BP, UK
  1. goldbeckwood{at}

It is heartening to see The BMJ publishing information based on lived experience of covid-19. Perspectives such as Boyes’s are vital in understanding its harms, along with other qualitative data.1

Boyes extends knowledge in two ways—flagging issues such as memory loss, sleep difficulties, and fear, which might prove generalisable as part of the clinical picture of covid-19, and offering lessons about …

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