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.
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
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).
Both ACP and The BMJ completed evidence reviews and issued recommendations on use of certain drugs for COVID-19. Another article warned about Strongyloides hyperinfection, a potentially dangerous side effect of dexamethasone for some patients.
More cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being reported around the world, including in the U.S., and ACP and the CDC have both developed updated information for
Concerns about visas and residency add to pressures of hospitalist practice.
Recent papers addressed how to treat strokes and addiction during a pandemic, and ACP issued statements supporting physicians who bring their own personal protective equipment or speak out about unsafe conditions.
Then there was MERS, also caused by a coronavirus. I thought about that one a lot in my role at the Mayo Clinic Admissions and Transfer Center.
Two studies report outcomes of patients hospitalized in the U.S., the CDC focuses on incidence among the homeless, and the FDA warns about antibody testing.