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So You Have a COVID-19 Patient; How Do You Treat Them?
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926794

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians are working out how to manage patients with or suspected of having COVID-19. Here's what several physicians have told Medscape Medical News about how they're treating COVID-19 cases now. "Over the past couple of weeks, we've been preparing for the on...

Two Rare Neurologic Conditions Linked to COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929631

Apr 28th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Two rare neurologic conditions in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 add more evidence that unusual neurologic manifestations can arise in patients infected with the virus. A 50-year-old man developed Miller Fisher syndrome and a 39-year-old man developed polyneurit...

Two Rare Neurologic Conditions Linked to COVID-19
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/929631

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Two rare neurologic conditions in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 add more evidence that unusual neurologic manifestations can arise in patients infected with the virus. A 50-year-old man developed Miller Fisher syndrome and a 39-year-old man developed polyneurit...

So You Have a COVID-19 Patient; How Do You Treat Them?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926794

Mar 12th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians are working out how to manage patients with or suspected of having COVID-19. Here's what several physicians have told Medscape Medical News about how they're treating COVID-19 cases now. "Over the past couple of weeks, we've been preparing for the on...

COVID-19: How to Recognize and Manage Kawasaki-like Syndrome
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930203

May 7th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. FRANCE — An unusually high number of children have been admitted to intensive care in France since April 15 with an inflammatory syndrome very similar to Kawasaki disease. What do we know about this rare disease? How does the clinical picture of the children currently...

COVID-19: How to Recognize and Manage Kawasaki-like Syndrome
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/930203

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. FRANCE — An unusually high number of children have been admitted to intensive care in France since April 15 with an inflammatory syndrome very similar to Kawasaki disease. What do we know about this rare disease? How does the clinical picture of the children currently...

COVID-19 Daily: Negative Diagnostic Tests, Whistleblower Complaint
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930651

May 15th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Negative Diagnostic Test Results  The diagnostic tests available today for COVID-19 are so new that it's unclear how reliable they are, Medscape...

A Quick Summary of the COVID-19 Literature So Far
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930588

May 17th, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Since March 25, two HIV clinical fellows, Eric Meyerowitz, MD, and Aaron Richterman, MD, MPH, have recorded a biweekly deep dive into the most compelling COVID-19 data. Their presentations have become "must-see" TV (or rather, YouTube) for those trying to make sense of all the pande...

Infusion Center Directors Shuffle Treatment Services in the Era of COVID-19
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928622

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. It's anything but business as usual for clinicians who oversee office-based infusion centers, as they scramble to maintain services for patients considered to be at heightened risk for severe illness should they become infected with COVID-19. "For many reasons, the guidance...

Infusion Center Directors Shuffle Treatment Services in the Era of COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928622

Apr 12th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. It's anything but business as usual for clinicians who oversee office-based infusion centers, as they scramble to maintain services for patients considered to be at heightened risk for severe illness should they become infected with COVID-19. "For many reasons, the guidance...

At US Ground Zero for Coronavirus, a Hospital Is Transformed
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/927579

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. CORRECTED March 30, 2020 // An earlier version of this article referenced white blood counts, the presence of lymphopenia, and elevated hepatic enzyme levels for patients at EvergreenHealth when in fact that information pertained to patients in China. That paragraph has been...

At US Ground Zero for Coronavirus, a Hospital Is Transformed
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927579

Mar 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. CORRECTED March 30, 2020 // An earlier version of this article referenced white blood counts, the presence of lymphopenia, and elevated hepatic enzyme levels for patients at EvergreenHealth when in fact that information pertained to patients in China. That paragraph has been...

Health Officials Defend UK COVID-19 Tactics
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926531

Editor's note:Find the latest COVID-19 news in Medscape UK's Coronavirus Resource Centre.     A sixth person has died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19, the NHS announced. The man, who died on Monday evening at Watford General Hospital, was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions, a statement from West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust said. Later, Healt...

Health Officials Defend UK COVID-19 Tactics
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926531

Mar 9th, 2020 - Editor's note:Find the latest COVID-19 news in Medscape UK's Coronavirus Resource Centre.     A sixth person has died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19, the NHS announced. The man, who died on Monday evening at Watford General Hospital, was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions, a statement from West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust said. Later, Healt...

COVID-19 Characteristics Differ in Children vs Adults
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926805

Mar 12th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Pediatric cases of COVID-19 infection are typically mild, but underlying coinfection may be more common in children than in adults, according to an analysis of clinical, laboratory, and chest CT features of pediatric inpatients in Wuhan, China. The findings point toward a ne...

A Wuhan Doctor on the Front Lines: 'Fear to the First Degree'
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926598

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Wang Weici, MD, was going to miss her twin boys' second birthday. She wanted to get home by February 17, but with Wuhan, China ? the epicenter of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak ? under lockdown since January 23 and Wang unable to come home because of her wo...

Planes, Trains, Scooters All Need a Virus Wipe. But What Does a 'Deep Clean' Mean?
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/927019

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The Diamond Princess cruise ship. A Georgetown church in Washington, D.C. A Latin American restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina. A hotel in Oklahoma City. Two Broadway theaters in New York City. All announced that they've undergone a "deep clean" in recent weeks after disco...

Fecal Evidence of COVID-19 Raises Transmission Concerns
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926856

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Hello. I'm Dr David Johnson, professor of medicine and chief of gastroenterology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. It's not news to tell you that the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is a worldwide pro...

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 syndrome corona...

AAO Releases COVID-19 Updates for Ophthalmologists
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/926365

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. In light of recent reports of conjunctivitis in patients with COVID-19, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has issued updates aimed at limiting transmission of the highly contagious severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The updates wer...