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CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Information for Healthcare Professionals
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html
CDC

This page includes interim guidance for healthcare professionals on human infections with 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

ISUOG Interim Guidance on 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnan...
https://doi.org/10.1002/uog.22013
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology : the Official Journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology REFERENCES; Poon LC, Yang H et. al.

Mar 11th, 2020 - ISUOG Interim Guidance on 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals.|2020|Poon LC,Yang H,Lee JCS,Copel JA,Leung TY,|

Salmonella Information for Healthcare Professionals and Laboratories
https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/general/technical.html

Feb 7th, 2019 - CDC estimates that approximately 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths occur due to non-typhoidal Salmonella annually in the United States

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professio...
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/mers/interim-guidance.html

Sep 13th, 2017 - Healthcare providers should maintain awareness of the need to detect patients who should be evaluated for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection; this requires clinical judgment as information on modes of transmission of MERS-CoV and clinical presentation of MERS is limited and continues to evolve.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guidelines
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2500114-guidelines

Mar 26th, 2020 - CDC Interim Guidance on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) The CDC has issued interim guidance for the COVID-19 outbreak, including evaluation and testing of persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19. [114] Information regarding COVID-19 is rapidly emerging and evolving. For the latest information, see the following: Clinical trials Public health...

The critical role of laboratory medicine during coronavirus disease 2019 ...
https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2020-0240
Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine; Lippi G, Plebani M

Mar 19th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated to COVID-19 and sustained by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is the latest biological hazard to assume the relevance of insidious worldwide threat. One obvious question that is now engaging the minds of many scientists and healthcare professionals is whether and eventually how laboratory m...

Novel 2019 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): An updated overview for eme...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32207910
Emergency Medicine Practice; Giwa AL, Desai A et. al.

Mar 24th, 2020 - The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has quickly become a worldwide threat to health, travel, and commerce. This overview analyzes the best information from the early research, including epidemiologic and demographic features from SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV viruses; lessons learned from the experience of an emergency physician in Northern Italy, where the outbreak has devastated the h...

Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925134

Feb 10th, 2020 - Health officials and medical experts are racing to contain the rapidly spreading 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has infected more than 43,107 individuals and killed more than 1018 in 25 countries as of February 11, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). With the rapidly changing information, researchers are reporting two new case-series studies ...

Coding for Coronavirus: NEW Guidance Replaces the Rule of 1 Month Ago
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927633

Mar 29th, 2020 - COVID-19 is affecting all aspects of healthcare and has even led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take the unprecedented step of introducing a new code, outside of its usual time cycle, which negates the code introduced just weeks ago. Usually, new ICD codes are introduced to healthcare after months of deliberation and as a set of dozens of new codes....

Guidance for Hospitals on Containing Spread of COVID-19 (CMS, 2020) 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927253

Mar 22nd, 2020 - The guideline on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection control and prevention for hospitals was released on March 4, 2020 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.[1] Hospitals should monitor the CDC website (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html) for up-to-date information and resources. Hospitals should contact their local health dep...

Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury and for Reducing the Risk for Reho...
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923363

Abstract and Introduction Introduction CDC, the Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and public health and clinical stakeholders continue to investigate a nationwide outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI).[1–4] Clinical guidance from CDC and state partners for EVALI continues to evolve as more information ...

Travelers to three U.S. airports to be screened for novel coronavirus
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/215772/infectious-diseases/travelers-three-us-airports-be-screened?channel=63993
Jennifer Smith

Jan 17th, 2020 - Three U. S.

Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury and for Reducing the Risk for Reho...
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/923363

Abstract and Introduction Introduction CDC, the Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and public health and clinical stakeholders continue to investigate a nationwide outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI).[1–4] Clinical guidance from CDC and state partners for EVALI continues to evolve as more information ...

Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/924616

Mar 19th, 2020 - This article was last updated on March 20, 2020. (Disclaimer: The information in this quiz may not be regularly updated. Please review information on the CDC website and in Medscape's novel coronavirus resource center.) Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is defined as illness caused by a novel coronavirus now called severe acute respiratory synd...

ASPMN 2019 Position Statement: Pain Assessment in the Patient Unable to Self-Rep...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2019.07.007
Pain Management Nursing : Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses; Herr K, Coyne PJ et. al.

Sep 11th, 2019 - Managing pain in those vulnerable populations who are unable to self-report or communicate is challenging due to difficulty recognizing pain presence and severity. As no valid and reliable objective measure of pain exists, the ASPMN supports assessment practice recommendations that gather relevant information to infer presence of pain and evaluate response to intervention. Nurses and oth...

What UK Cardiologists Need to Know About COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927236

Mar 19th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi. My name is Mamas Mamas. I'm professor of cardiology based at Keele University. Today on Medscape UK we're going to talk about COVID-19 and the impact in patients with cardiovascular disease and also its impact on us as a profession of cardiologists and healthcare professionals working within the cardiovascular space. So, what is COV...

What Hospitalists Need to Know About COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926634

Mar 10th, 2020 - This article last updated 3/10/20. (Disclaimer: The information in this article may not be updated regularly. The editors of The Hospitalist encourage clinicians to also review information on the CDC website and on the AHA website.) An infectious disease outbreak that began in December 2019 in Wuhan (Hubei Province), China, was found to be caused by the seventh strai...

DoD ‘Taking all Necessary Precautions’ Against COVID-19
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/218378/health-policy/dod-taking-all-necessary-precautions-against-covid-19/page/0/1?channel=94

Mar 4th, 2020 - “An informed, common-sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick,” military health officials say. But, “due to the dynamic nature of this outbreak,” people should frequently check the CDC website for additional updates.

Clinical Guideline Highlights for the Hospitalist: Diagnosis and Management of Measles.
https://doi.org/10.12788/jhm.3346
Journal of Hospital Medicine; Wang ME, Ratner AJ

Dec 23rd, 2019 - GUIDELINE TITLE: (1) Measles (Rubeola): For Healthcare Professionals and (2) Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings RELEASE DATE: (1) February 5, 2018, and (2) July 2019 PRIOR VERSION(S): n/a DEVELOPER: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) FUNDING SOURCE: CDC TARGET POPULATION: Children an...

COVID-19 and the otolaryngologist - preliminary evidence-based review.
https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28672
The Laryngoscope; Vukkadala N, Qian ZJ et. al.

Mar 25th, 2020 - The SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly swept across the world since its identification in December 2019. Otolaryngologists are at unique risk due to the close contact with mucus membranes of the upper respiratory tract and have been among the most affected healthcare workers in Wuhan, China. We present information on ...