ECMO Use in COVID-19 respiratory failure
As more patients are reported, this information is likely to change. The following is mainly based on the case reports mostly from the Chinese data that has been published so far in the literature. Key Points Lymphopenia has been the most prevalent and consistent finding in both severe and non-severe …
Below is a summary of ventilator management for patients with COVID-19 infection.
This post summarizes the role of chest x rays and CT scans in patients with COVID-19 infections.
Ultrasound is likely to play a great role in managing patients with COVID-19 infections, given that it can be done at bedside avoiding transportation, and exposing additional staff members.
Below is a list of helpful resources.
Stacy Pelekhaty, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Caleb Chan, MD Potential Pharmacologic Treatments for COVID-19 · Remdesivir, prodrug of an adenosine analog, has potential benefit, but primary access is currently through ongoing clinical trials o Compassionate use is now only available for pregnant women and children <18 years of age with confirmed COVID-19 and severe manifestations of …