COVID-19 Articles

April 24, 2020

Definitive Airway Management of Patients with a King Laryngeal Tube TM in Place in the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 15, 2020

Early Multi-organ Point-of-Care Ultrasound Evaluation of Respiratory Distress During SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak: Case Report

April 15, 2020

Novel, Inexpensive Portable Respiratory Protection Unit (PRPU) for Healthcare Workers

April 14, 2020

15 Smartphone Apps for Older Adults to Use While in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 13, 2020

Assessment of the Angolan (CHERRT) Mobile Laboratory Curriculum for Disaster and Pandemic Response

April 13, 2020

The Appropriate Use of Testing for COVID-19

April 13, 2020

Augmenting the Disaster Healthcare Workforce

April 13, 2020

Alternative Care Sites: An Option in Disasters

April 13, 2020

Healthcare Ethics During a Pandemic

April 13, 2020

Paradigm Shift for COVID-19 Response: Identifying High-risk Individuals and Treating Inflammation

April 10, 2020

Sex- and Gender-specific Observations and Implications for COVID-19

April 2, 2020

Addressing Challenges in Obtaining Emergency Medicine Away Rotations and Standardized Letters of Evaluation Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020

Brief Summary of Potential SARS-CoV-2 Prophylactic and Treatment Drugs in the Emergency Department

March 28, 2020

A Case of COVID-19 Pneumonia in a Young Male with Full Body Rash as a Presenting Symptom

March 27, 2020

Preliminary Results of Initial Testing for Cornavirus (COVID-19) in the Emergency Department

March 15, 2020

Keeping the Fire House Running: A Proposed Approach to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 Among Public Safety Personnel

January 30, 2020

2019-nCoV: The Identify-Isolate-Inform (3I) Tool Applied to a Novel Emerging

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