Coronavirus Journal Articles

 
 
  • Ibuprofen During the COVID-19 Pandemic The question of whether to use ibuprofen during the COVID-19 pandemic has been controversial. What role did social media have in disseminating this information, and how should clinicians address it?
  • Balancing Supply and Demand for Blood During COVID-19 This commentary explores the threat to the blood supply during the COVID-19 pandemic and the unintended consequences of social distancing on blood drives. How can we balance supply and demand?
  • COVID-19 Pandemic ARDS Survivors: Pain After the Storm? This article addresses the long-term consequences for survivors of COVID-19 who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome, which may include PTSD, chronic pain, and a fibromyalgia-like syndrome.
  • Reaching the Hispanic Community About COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 has disproportionately affected Hispanic communities in the United States. How can existing resources be leveraged to better serve this community in the face of COVID-19?
  • Decreased Physical Activity During COVID-19 in Older People According to this commentary, measures taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 and the resulting increase in sedentary behavior will potentially have a negative impact on the health of older people.
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic This commentary presents several hypotheses that might explain the significant reduction in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Healthcare Ethics During a Pandemic What ethical issues should be considered during the current COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Editorial: Making the Best Use of Test Kits for COVID-19 The authors make the case for the implementation of pooled testing for COVID-19.
  • High COVID-19 Rate Among Attendees at Events at a Church This report underscores the high risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission at faith-based community events including regular services, funerals, and other gatherings.
  • Corollary Illnesses Linked to a COVID-19-Related Recession This article examines the likelihood of increased chronic illness, mental distress, and mortality produced by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • High Contagiousness and Rapid Spread of SARS-CoV-2 What have we learned about the contagiousness and transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?
  • Myocardial Injury in Severe COVID-19 Infection Might cardiac troponin I be a prognostic biomarker in patients with COVID-19?
  • Decline in Child Vaccinations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic have had the concerning effect of decreased accessibility to routine immunization services, leaving children at risk.
  • Rebuilding After COVID: Planning Future Systems of Care What will happen to small independent practices after COVID-19? This editorial explores what the future may hold for family practice physicians in the post-COVID era.
  • Paradigm Shift for COVID-19 Response Identifying those who are at higher risk for severe illness and preemptively addressing inflammation could introduce a new paradigm in the response to COVID-19.
  • High SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rate Following Exposure at a Choir This report documenting a single superspreading event underscores the importance of physical distancing, including avoiding gathering in large groups, to control the spread of COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Challenges and Countermeasures in Thoracic Oncology The COVID-19 epidemic has posed unique challenges to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. Find out how the field of thoracic oncology is impacted.
  • COVID-19: Resource Allocation and Age-Related Considerations This position statement addresses crucial ethical issues to consider when developing strategies for allocating scarce resources during COVID-19 or other emergencies involving older adults.
  • The Appropriate Use of Testing for COVID-19 Public health officials are calling for increased testing for the COVID-19 virus, but how accurate are these tests?
  • Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems When it comes to COVID-19 management in the surgical setting, what strategies may help contain the spread of the disease?