Browsing: COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves in 2021, major EM groups have once again stepped up to provide a unified roadmap to the away rotation and eSLOE process. Class of 2022, your training may look differe
There are many perspectives available and early data to guide management of COVID-19 patients who present with respiratory failure. This article will review practice-altering data and the approach use
The ideal oxygenation goal in patients with acute respiratory failure in the ICU remains unclear. The HOT ICU trial seeks to provide insight.
Originally designed for use in rheumatoid arthritis, tocilizumab is being considered as a potential therapeutic agent to treat COVID-19.
While much is still left to be known about COVID-19, research has supported the theory that an excessive host inflammatory response is responsible for much of the morbidity and mortality seen by the d
A recent study investigated COVID-19's impact on hospital visits. Patient volume plummeted - disproportionately affecting populations that already struggle with systemic inequities in healthcare.
How could you truly know what it's like in the intensive care unit or emergency department during the peak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic without experiencing it yourself? As a new emergency medicine resi
With levels of COVID increasing globally, the full impact of the pandemic on the mental health of frontline workers is still to be determined. This study sought to assess emergency medicine (EM) physi
Physician suicide was already double the national average pre-COVID. Before social isolation, before PPE fatigue, before our jobs became even harder. One of the biggest problems with stress is that we
As the U.S. struggles to flatten the ever-rising curve of COVID-19, the virus has revealed a new weakness in the health care system. Despite putting their own health at risk to treat victims of the pa