ACP continues to press the government to do more to address the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and expand coverage of and access to testing and treatment. ... Several recent articles offered guidance on preparing for the spread of the novel
My hospital, like others, started bracing itself as speculation grew that a wave of coronavirus cases would hit.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was authorized by the FDA and recommended by the CDC, additional guidance was issued on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine held a forum on encouraging vaccine uptake.
The Coronavirus Assessment Tool, accessible on the hospital's website, guides users through a series of questions about risk factors and symptoms, then links them to an appropriate level of care,
The CDC's monitoring system found low rates of anaphylaxis after a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, peer-reviewed data were published on the Moderna vaccine, and single-dose vaccine strategies were considered.
The family confirmed that she was indeed a full code because she did not want to die of COVID.
Submit your short article about a strategy, patient or colleague interaction, or other aspect of hospital practice during the pandemic, by Aug. 31, and it may be published in the November ACP Hospitalist.
connection when the systems and structures are set up to try and keep people separated, because we're trying to keep people safe from coronavirus,” said Dr.
ACP is collecting details for a Memorial Guide honoring internal medicine physicians and ACP colleagues who lost their lives due to COVID-19.
Alhazzani W, Møller MH, Arabi YM, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).