Browsing: Infectious Disease

In the midst of a global pandemic, with worsening COVID-19 case numbers in the United States, the fair and equitable allocation of limited health care resources poses a challenge. How can clinicians p
Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite. Symptoms usually present 1–4 weeks after infection but can present months to years later depending on the species.
Strongyloidiasis is an infection of the parasitic nematode, Strongyloides stercoralis. This condition is well-known in global health as a concern among immigrants and refugees, but it is also present
Most antibiotics in use today fall into just 10 categories - but there are more than 100,000 known antibiotic-resistance genes spanning almost every known antibiotic class. Yet the rate of development
Nearly every aspect of patient care — from triage to discharge, from documentation to intubation — has been revised in an effort to streamline care of COVID-19 patients. Concerns around minimizing pro
ED vaccination strategies have been successful and reimbursable and are advocated by several major clinical practice advisory groups. So why aren't we offering flu vaccines routinely?
Are you tired of sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic? Disgruntled with the same 4 walls and familiar faces that mark your experience with COVID-19? An emergency physician wants you to
Overwhelming volume and acuity, an alarming lack of PPE, the anguish of seeing your patients die alone, the jarring incongruence of layoffs and salary cuts - COVID-19 brings with it a major threat to
Since clerkships were disrupted by a global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, medical students got creative. Contributing to health care during the COVID-19 crisis of 2020 has taken many forms for those not yet at
Everyone in emergency medicine prepares for emergencies. But the COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges on a different scale and of a different nature. Graduating residency and entering the profession