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.
they believed a novel coronavirus vaccine would protect them against COVID-19, according to results published as a letter in February by Annals of Internal Medicine. ... Compared with prescribing clinicians, other health care workers were about 20% to 30%
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).
Use of immunosuppressive drugs and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors does not appear to adversely affect outcomes in patients with COVID-19, and a seven-day quarantine may be sufficient in asymptomatic contacts with confirmed COVID-19 exposure.
There's limited evidence but apparent potential for these tools in hospital medicine.
Recent studies focused on patients' status after hospitalization for COVID-19, one finding that outcomes with home oxygen were good, but others noting that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), readmissions, and new diagnoses of medical conditions
That's something that we're having to still keep our eyes and our mind open to understanding—that it's not just all related to the coronavirus.”.
This is a randomized, blinded, controlled trial looking at plasma with high titers against coronavirus compared to regular plasma. ... In Maryland, I believe there were several hundred new cases of coronavirus that happened yesterday.
Hospitalists have been working to improve outcomes for a vulnerable population.