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NIH Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus
National Institutes of Health;

Coronavirus Resources from NIH

JNCCN: How to Manage Cancer Care during COVID-19 Pandemic - COVID-19 Resources
https://www.nccn.org/covid-19/default.aspx
JNCCN

Mar 16th, 2020 - Experts from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)—a Member Institution of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—are sharing insights and advice on how to continue providing optimal cancer care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. SCCA includes the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, which are located in the e...

Preliminary Results of Initial Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) ...
https://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2020.3.47348
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Tolia VM, Chan TC et. al.

Mar 26th, 2020 - On March 10, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic due to widespread infection of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). We report the preliminary results of a targeted program of COVID-19 infection testing in the ED in the first 10 days of its initiation at our institution. We conducted a review of prospectively collected data ...

'Overwhelming' Number of COVID-19 Cases Expected in US 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926923

Mar 15th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 spreads across the United States, it is important to understand the extent of the nation's ICU resources, according to the Society of Critical Care Medicine. The SCCM has updated its statistics on the resources available to care for w...

Home Testing Safe, Efficient Early in COVID-19 Outbreak
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926957

Mar 17th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Home testing for infection with the 2019 novel coronavirus offers a feasible alternative to testing at the hospital, according to a new report. "In the early part of an outbreak, like this one, we found home assessment to be a very important tool to help test people outside of the hospital," said Dr. Chloe Bryson-Cahn of the University of Washington School of ...

Recommendations for the prevention, mitigation and containment of the emerging SARS-CoV...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfaa069
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation : Official Publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association; Basile C, Combe C et. al.

Mar 19th, 2020 - COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel coronavirus, is a major global human threat that has turned into a pandemic. This novel coronavirus has specifically high morbidity in the elderly and in comorbid populations. Uraemic patients on dialysis combine an intrinsic fragility and a very frequent burden of comorbidities with a specific setting in which many patients are ...

Coronavirus (Covid-19): New England Journal of Medicine Resource Center
https://www.nejm.org/coronavirus
New England Journal of Medicine;

A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Coronavirus Disease 2019: Resources (AAO-HNS)
https://www.entnet.org/content/coronavirus-disease-2019-resources
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery;

Mar 22nd, 2020 - Anosmia, Hyposmia, and Dysgeusia Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease. Anecdotal evidence is rapidly accumulating from sites around the world that anosmia and dysgeusia are significant symptoms associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Anosmia, in particular, has been seen in patients ultimately testing positive for the coronavirus with no other symptoms. We propose that th...

Guidelines on Delaying Cancer Surgery During COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927568

Mar 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Cancer surgeries may need to be delayed as hospitals are forced to allocate resources to a surge of COVID-19 patients, says the American College of Surgeons, as it issues a new set of recommendations in reaction to the crisis. Most surgeons have already...

COVID-19 Outbreak and Surgical Practice: Unexpected Fatality in Periopera...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003925
Annals of Surgery; Aminian A, Safari S et. al.

Mar 25th, 2020 - : Little is known about surgical practice in the initial phase of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global crisis. This is a retrospective case series of 4 surgical patients (cholecystectomy, hernia repair, gastric bypass, and hysterectomy) who developed perioperative complications in the first few weeks of COVID-19 outbreak in Tehran, Iran in the mon...

Initial Clinical Impressions of the Critical Care of COVID-19 Patients in...
https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000004830
Anesthesia and Analgesia; Sommer P, Lukovic E et. al.

Mar 24th, 2020 - Since the first recognition of a cluster of novel respiratory viral infections in China in late December, 2019, intensivists in the United States have watched with growing concern as infections with the SARS-CoV-2 virus-now named Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) -have spread to hospitals in the United States (US). Because COVID-19 is extrem...

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 hea...

Kaiser's COVID-19 Chief Shares Surge Strategies
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927283

Mar 19th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. With the San Francisco Bay Area already mired in coronavirus cases, the lead physician for Kaiser Permanente's national coronavirus response shared advice on sorting patients, preserving PPE supplies, protecting staff and patients, and optimizing resources...

President Declares National Emergency for COVID-19, Ramps Up Testing Capability
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926825

Mar 12th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to allow for additional resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and announced increased testing capacity in partnership with private industry. During a March 13 press conference, the president sa...

Global epidemiology of coronavirus disease 2019: disease incidence, daily cumula...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2020.105946
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; Lai CC, Wang CY et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2020 - It has been 2 months since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan. So far, COVID-19 has affected 84,503 patients in 57 countries/territories and caused 2,924 deaths in nine countries. However, the epidemiology data differ across countries. Although China had higher morbidity and mortality than other sites, the number...

Coronavirus resources from AAD target safe office practices, new telemedicine guidance
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/219409/infectious-diseases/coronavirus-resources-aad-target-safe-office?channel=39313
Kari Oakes

Mar 20th, 2020 - The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has issued guidance and a roadmap to key resources for dermatologists who are navigating the rapidly changing world of best practices in patient care delivery and reimbursement in the era of COVID-19. Dr.

One Ventilator, Two Patients: New York Hospitals Shift to Crisis Mode
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927601

Mar 26th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least one New York hospital has begun putting two patients on a single ventilator machine, an experimental crisis-mode protocol some doctors worry is too risky but others deemed necessary as the coronavirus outbreak strains medical resources. The coronavirus causes a respiratory illness called COVID-19 that in severe cases can ravage th...

Mar 20, 2020 This Week in Cardiology Podcast
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927066

Mar 19th, 2020 - Please note that the text below is not a full transcript and has not been copyedited. For more insight and commentaryon these stories, subscribe to the This Week in Cardiology podcast. In This Week’s Podcast For the week ending March 20, 2020 John Mandrola, MD comments on the following cardiology news [and features] stories. COVID-19 Resources Novel Coronavirus (C...