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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00432.asp

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing 1) background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); and 2) a case definition for this syndrome. CDC recommends healthcare providers report any patient who meets the cas...

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/guidelines-clinical-specimens.html
CDC

Allowance for self- or healthcare worker-collected nasal swabs as an acceptable specimen type if NP swab is not possible. Allowance for self- or healthcare worker-collected nasal turbinate swabs as an acceptable specimen type if NP swab is not possible

An Update on COVID-19 for the Practicing Allergist/immunologist
https://education.aaaai.org/resources-for-a-i-clinicians/Update-for-AI_COVID-19

This year’s spring allergy season has been greatly overshadowed by the arrival of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The presence of COVID-19 is affecting everyone and many allergists’ practices have slowed to a crawl because of state-wide limitations in non-essential medical visits and testing, and because of the risk to providers and their staff as well as to pati...

CDC 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 the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Global interim guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during pre...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13156
International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics References; Poon LC, Yang H et. al.

Apr 5th, 2020 - Global interim guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during pregnancy and puerperium from FIGO and allied partners: Information for healthcare professionals.|2020|Poon LC,Yang H,Kapur A,Melamed N,Dao B,|

ISUOG Interim Guidance on 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7228229
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology : the Official Journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology; 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,|complications,diagnosis,therapy,complications,diagnosis,therapy,virology,

ISUOG Interim Guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during preg...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7267438
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology : the Official Journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology REFERENCES; Poon LC, Yang H et. al.

May 1st, 2020 - ISUOG Interim Guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals - an update.|2020|Poon LC,Yang H,Dumont S,Lee JCS,Copel JA,|

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.

Novel 2019 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): an overview for emergency c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32286766
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice; Giwa AL, Desai A et. al.

Apr 14th, 2020 - The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and its infection, COVID-19, has quickly become a worldwide threat to health, travel, and commerce. It is essential for emergency clinicians to learn as much as possible about this pandemic to manage the unprecedented burdens on healthcare providers and hospital systems. This review analyzes information from worldwide research and experien...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information for Cardiologists...
https://doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-20-0302
Circulation Journal : Official Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society; Sugimoto T, Mizuno A et. al.

Apr 30th, 2020 - Despite the rapidly increasing attention being given to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, more commonly known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the relationship between cardiovascular disease and COVID-19 has not been fully described.Methods and Results:A systematic review was undertaken to summarize the important aspects of COVID...

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;

Mar 18th, 2020 - This interim guidance has been updated based on currently available information about COVID-19 and the current situation in the United States, which includes reports of cases of community transmission, infections identified in healthcare personnel (HCP), and shortages of facemasks, N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) (commonly known as N95 respirators), and gowns. Here is w...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Unravelling potential severe psychiatric repercussions on healthcare professi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7228876
Journal of Affective Disorders; Anmella G, Fico G et. al.

May 19th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is putting healthcare professionals, especially those in the frontline, under extreme pressures, with a high risk of experiencing physical exhaustion, psychological disturbance, stigmatization, insomnia, depression and anxiety. We report the case of a general practitioner, without relevant medical or psychiatric histor...

Well-Being During Coronavirus Disease 2019: A PICU Practical Perspective.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000002434
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies; Donnelly PD, Davidson M et. al.

May 15th, 2020 - The importance of promoting well-being for healthcare professionals has never been as important as during the current coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. It is recognized that the concept of well-being is a multifaceted phenomenon which is influenced by individual, team, and system characteristics. We outline an approach to practically initiating supportive strategies...

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators During the ...
https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2020.160
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; de Perio MA, Dowell CH et. al.

May 18th, 2020 - N95 respirators are the personal protective equipment most often used to control exposures to infections transmitted via the airborne route. Supplies of N95 respirators can become depleted during pandemics or when otherwise in high demand. In this paper, we offer strategies for optimizing supplies of N95 respirators in healthcare settings while maximizing the level of protection offered ...

Mental Health Care Providers Dealing With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7188066
Journal of Psychiatric Practice; Preskorn SH

Apr 15th, 2020 - The goal of this column is to inform mental health care professionals about the evolving way the diagnosis of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is being made, with emphasis on tests to assist in making the diagnosis and to determine the presence of antibodies to the virus. This column also provides some general information about the disease, its relative risks, and...

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...

Enhancing resources for healthcare professionals caring for people on int...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108169
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice; Levine BJ, Close KL et. al.

May 3rd, 2020 - In June 2019, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and JDRF International (JDRF) co-sponsored the Healthcare Professional Resource Workshop in San Francisco, California. The workshop convened stakeholders in the diabetes field in order to: [1] review information and resources created for healthcare professionals (HCPs) caring for people with dia...

The Agreement between Patients' and Healthcare Professionals' Assessment ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177784
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Voigt-Barbarowicz M, Brütt AL

Apr 4th, 2020 - Healthcare professionals (HCPs) can play a key role in promoting health literacy (HL) in patients to help them navigate the healthcare system effectively. This involves assisting patients to locate, comprehend and evaluate health information. HCPs should assess patients' health literacy needs and check the patient´s understanding to communicate adequate health inf...

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...

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

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....

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....

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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...

Surgical Mask and Gown Conservation Strategies - Letter to Healthcare Providers
http://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/letters-health-care-providers/surgical-mask-and-gown-conservation-strategies-letter-healthcare-providers

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) CDC Recommendation on Cloth Face Coverings for the General Public FAQs on Shortages of Surgical Masks and Gowns Emergency Use Authorizations for Personal Protective Equipment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes that the need for personal protective equipment (PPE), such as surgical masks, surgical and isolation gowns, and surgical ...

The Role of Dental Professionals in Pandemic Events and Disasters Response.
https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2020.140
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Li G, Chang B et. al.

May 10th, 2020 - In the past 20 years, major public health emergencies and natural disasters such as the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2003, the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, and the new coronavirus in 2019 (COVID-19), which caused massive casualties, infections and mass panic. These could also result in complex demands of medical resources and information...

Respiratory management in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infect...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7215090
European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care; Price S, Singh S et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic is to date affecting more than a million of patients and is challenging healthcare professionals around the world. Coronavirus disease 2019 may present with a wide range of clinical spectrum and severity, including severe interstitial pneumonia with high prevalence of hypoxic respiratory failure requ...

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.

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...

European Medicines Agency: ibuprofen okay for coronavirus
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-europe-medicine/european-medicines-agency-ibuprofen-okay-for-coronavirus-idUSKBN2151XC

Mar 18th, 2020 - AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency said on Wednesday that there is no scientific evidence showing that the widely used anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen worsens the effects of coronavirus. In a statement, the agency said it wanted to dispel incorrect information circulating on social media. “There is currently no scientific evidence establishing a link between ibup...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Drugs
http://www.fda.gov/drugs/emergency-preparedness-drugs/coronavirus-covid-19-drugs

FDA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Frequently Asked Questions Resources for health professionals and patients. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is engaged in numerous activities to protect and promote public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the webpages for contact information and to learn more about each area of activity. ...

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

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 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...

Biosafety measures for preventing infection from COVID-19 in clinical laboratories: IFC...
https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2020-0633
Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine; Lippi G, Adeli K et. al.

May 11th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the third coronavirus outbreak that has emerged in the past 20 years, after severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). One important aspect, highlighted by many global health organizations, is that this novel coronavirus outbreak may be especially hazardous to healthcare personne...

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...

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.

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

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...

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

This article last updated 3/18/20. (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...

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...

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

Mar 10th, 2020 - This article last updated 3/18/20. (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...

Labs Must Inform Clinicians About Genetic Tests
https://www.medpagetoday.com/genetics/genetictesting/14743

Jun 17th, 2009 - Action Points Explain that new recommendations from the CDC suggest that genetic testing labs should tell physicians what key information to collect from patients prior to testing, as well as providing context to make accurate interpretations of the results afterwards. LITTLE FALLS, N.J., June 17 -- Genetic testing labs should provide physicians with information on how to i...

Drugs Recalled as Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Worsens
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/772105

Editor's note: On October 5, MedWatch, the FDA's safety information and adverse event reporting program, announced it is recommending that healthcare professionals and consumers not use any product that was produced by NECC at this time. More information on the outbreak, including the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines for clinicians as well as a list of faci...

Preventive health counselling during antenatal care using the pregnancy risk assessment...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7014605
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Murphy M, McHugh S et. al.

Feb 12th, 2020 - Maternal behaviours during pregnancy have short- and long-term consequences for maternal and infant health. Pregnancy is an ideal opportunity to encourage positive behaviour change. Despite this, limited information exists about the nature and content of lifestyle advice provided by healthcare professionals during antenatal care. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System ...

Fungal Keratitis Infections Linked to Contact Lens Use
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/529653

Apr 10th, 2006 - April 11, 2006 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have alerted healthcare professionals to increasing reports of Fusarium fungal eye infections in contact lens wearers. The infections can cause permanent loss of sight, and a significant loss of vision in some patients has resulted in a need for corneal transplant...

Drugs Recalled as Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Worsens
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/772105

Oct 3rd, 2012 - Editor's note: On October 5, MedWatch, the FDA's safety information and adverse event reporting program, announced it is recommending that healthcare professionals and consumers not use any product that was produced by NECC at this time. More information on the outbreak, including the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines for clinicians as well as a list of faci...

Tissues Harvested by DRS May Transmit Infectious Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/544264

Sep 5th, 2006 - September 6, 2006 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have informed healthcare professionals regarding the potential for infectious disease transmission in recipients of tissues initially recovered by Donor Referral Services (DRS). Donors for these products may not have been screened according to FDA eligib...

How Is COVID-19 Affecting South Korea? What Is Our Current Strategy?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7160162
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness; Her M

Apr 3rd, 2020 - The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2 is expanding globally. South Korea is one of the countries most affected by COVID-19 from the very early stages of this pandemic. Explosive outbreaks occurred across South Korea in the first two months, and efforts to control this new virus have involved everyone across the country. To curb the tran...

Reducing medical error during a pandemic.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7151369
The British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Hay-David AGC, Herron JBT et. al.

Apr 21st, 2020 - On 30 January 2020, the WHO declared the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern. By 11 March 2020, it was designated a pandemic owing to its rapid worldwide spread. In this short article we provide some information that might be useful and help equip colleagues to reduce medical error during a pandemic. We advocate a systems-b...

Emergency tracheal intubation in 202 patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: lessons le...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7151238
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Yao W, Wang T et. al.

Apr 21st, 2020 - Tracheal intubation in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients creates a risk to physiologically compromised patients and to attending healthcare providers. Clinical information on airway management and expert recommendations in these patients are urgently needed. By analysing a two-centre retrospective observational case series from Wuhan, China, a panel of int...

Acute Type A Aortic Dissection during COVID-19 Outbreak.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7175855
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Fukuhara S, Rosati CM et. al.

Apr 25th, 2020 - As of April 7, 2020, approximately 1,300,000 cases and 80,000 deaths related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been reported in > 180 countries/territories. Healthcare infrastructures and resources, particularly as it relates to the care of the most critically ill patients, are currently being strained globally. In this context, however, there has been little clin...

Practical Considerations When Performing Neurodiagnostic Studies on Patients with COVID...
https://doi.org/10.1080/21646821.2020.1756132
The Neurodiagnostic Journal; Haines S, Caccamo A et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019, SARS-COV-2 (the cause of COVID-19), has led to a worldwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and an increased stress on hospital resources, which has resulted in a spike in the anxiety of the frontline healthcare workers. News reports and information about the virus are rapidly changing. We present a case of a patient with ...

COVID-19 and the Otolaryngologist: Preliminary Evidence-Based Review.
https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28672
The Laryngoscope BIBLIOGRAPHY; Vukkadala N, Qian ZJ et. al.

Mar 28th, 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 o...

The liver in times of COVID-19: What hepatologists should know.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7233236
Annals of Hepatology; Ridruejo E, Soza A

May 19th, 2020 - The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a serious threat to healthcare systems globally. Information regarding to the how the infection affects the liver and relevance of pre-existing liver disease as a risk factor for acquiring the infection or having a severe disease are still scarce. Also, considerations to be considered in liver...

Experience in Developing an FHIR Medical Data Management Platform to Provide Clinical D...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6981801
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Semenov I, Osenev R et. al.

Dec 21st, 2019 - This paper is an extension of work originally presented to pHealth 2019-16th International Conference on Wearable, Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health. To provide an efficient decision support, it is necessary to integrate clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) in information systems routinely operated by healthcare professionals, such as hospital ...

Drug Trials Snapshots
http://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-approvals-and-databases/drug-trials-snapshots

  Contact Us at Snapshots@fda.hhs.gov    Download 2019 Drug Trials Snapshots Summary Report Previous Summary Reports  Download 2018 Drug Trials Snapshots Summary Report  Download 2017 Drug Trials Snapshots Summary Report  Download 2015-2016 Drug Trials Snapshots (Text Version)  Download 2015-2016 Global Report Participation in Clinical Trials Report DRUG TRIALS SNAPSHOTS at a GLANCE Drug...