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Guidelines for Evaluating and Testing Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19 (CDC, 2020)

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued interim guidance for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, including evaluation and testing of persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19.[1] Criteria to Guide Evaluation and …

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AAO Releases COVID-19 Updates for Ophthalmologists

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 06, 2020 — In light of recent reports of conjunctivitis in patients with COVID-19, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has issued updates aimed at limiting transmission of the highly contagious severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The updates were posted online March 6. …

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So You Have a COVID-19 Patient; How Do You Treat Them?

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Antibiotics are reserved for patients suspected of having concomitant bacterial or fungal infections. Liebers said clinicians should be alerted to “the big three” signs of secondary infection ― fever, elevated white blood cell count, and lactic acidosis. Immunosuppressed patients are at elevated risk for secondary infection. Step 4: …

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