Browsing: COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare our health care system's vulnerabilities and lack of preparedness. It is imperative that we examine more closely the steps we have taken thus far, and what we ha
I know you hate the oxygen mask. Do you know how much I wish you didn't need it?
They may have had full lives with love and care and food and jokes before the coronavirus laid claim to them. And though we cannot offer a cure, we offer all we can. Even when it's simply the comfort
Reports of Intimate Partner Violence have significantly increased since mandated stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this setting, how can you be attuned to patients at ris
Given the global pandemic of the novel SARS-CoV-2, clinical trials are underway to elucidate an effective treatment. Be aware of the potential risks.
With the wide-ranging presentations seen among COVID-19 patients, it can be easy to miss other conditions.
I did not sign up to be on the front lines of COVID. But I am humbled to put on my armor and return each day, because there is no greater honor in life than to step up during a time of need.
Providing palliation and end-of-life care has become an important aspect of emergency medicine; this has become especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comfort measures and terminal extubati
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
Prehospital personnel are truly on the frontlines of medicine, and they have been dramatically affected by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. As protocols shift according to supplies and emerging research, how