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    Coronavirus Alert from JAMA

    8 Jul, 2020








    Summer 2020 is seeing continuous global spread of COVID-19 without a warm weather lull that many had hoped for based on patterns of seasonal influenza. Health care capacity is being tested in some US states with record outbreaks, and while vulnerable populations continue to get infected and have poor outcomes, more of the spread is being fueled by infection in younger age groups than was seen previously. Countries are still grappling with how to responsibly ope...
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    Management of Critically Ill Adults With COVID-19

    12 May, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges regarding the ability to generate timely evidence, even as the disease overwhelms health care systems and stresses the clinical workforce. This SSC guideline will be frequently updated online as global evidence accrues, but it reflects the central tenants of best practices for ARDS: low tidal volume strategy, PEEP titration, avoidance of hyperoxia, and a conservative fluid strategy.



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    Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress

    28 Apr, 2020

    The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a Clinical update about how to manage respiratory distresses that Covid-19 patients can suffer. They provide information about how to treat ARDS, the acute respiratory distress syndrome. 

    Abstract

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) can originate from either the gas or vascular side of the alveolus. Although the portal for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is inhalational, and alveolar infiltrates...
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    Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress

    28 Apr, 2020

    The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a Clinical update about how to manage respiratory distresses that Covid-19 patients can suffer. They provide information about how to treat ARDS, the acute respiratory distress syndrome. 

    Abstract

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) can originate from either the gas or vascular side of the alveolus. Although the portal for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is inhalational, and alveolar infiltrates...