Two studies offered new details on pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), gathered from the first cases to be diagnosed in Wuhan, China. ... One patient had died outside of China. ACP offers resources for internists on coronavirus,
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).
ACP is offering an updated online learning activity and a podcast to help physicians learn about coronavirus. ... For these coronavirus education activities, ACP members may report their learning time for CME credit without charge.
Dr. Auron. Just over 100 years later, a novel coronavirus was identified.
The August ACP Hospitalist is online and in the mail, with articles about academic medicine that focus on pandemic effects, procedure training, and the closure of a residency program. There's also expert advice on strokes associated with COVID-19
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has been making patients severely ill in the Arabian Peninsula for several years, but on May 20, the first laboratory-confirmed infection was reported ... Middle East respiratory syndrome
The World Health Organization and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) changed their guidelines to be less favorable to remdesivir. Both the IDSA and NIH expressed reservations about bamlanivimab, while the FDA issued two new emergency use
Hospitalists share strategies for pandemic problems.
Recent articles offered advice on avoiding overuse in medicine and viral spread, including during ventilation. A study found mood problems and fears among physicians treating COVID-19, while mental health experts offered some solutions.
It's time to cram on managing mechanical ventilation.