Coronavirus - Drugs & Diseases

 
 
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Antibodies Concerns about antibody testing and the duration of protection against COVID-19 from antibodies led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Headache A key association with COVID-19 along with new research on migraine treatments made headache this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Chronic COVID Reports of patients who have had COVID-19 for months, as well as concerns about long-term related complications, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Thrombotic Storm A focus on heart disease associated with COVID-19, particularly concern about stent thrombosis, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sepsis Key Aspects Nearly 50 million cases of sepsis occur worldwide annually, and COVID-19 recently has been associated with sepsis. Do you know key aspects and best practices? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Diagnostics for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Defense have provided diagnostic guidance for coronavirus disease 2019, including its incubation period; patients' symptoms; characteristics of the severely ill; testing procedures; and guidelines for handling patient specimens.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Asymptomatic COVID-19 As measures designed to curb the spread of COVID-19 are relaxed, issues related to those who are asymptomatically infected led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Conjunctivitis Ophthalmologic concerns related to COVID-19 helped make one particular eye condition this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID-19 Symptoms Several new COVID-19 symptoms have been added to different official lists, while other possible manifestations are being closely watched, resulting in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kawasaki Disease Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile illness seen in children. During the COVID-19 pandemic, a Kawasaki-like condition has been reported. Test your knowledge of Kawasaki disease with this quick quiz.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Hydroxychloroquine Concerns about the efficacy and potential adverse effects of a drug being investigated for use in patients with COVID-19 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19 News that COVID-19 may be associated with an inflammatory syndrome in children resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Case Report: COVID-19 in a Third-Trimester Pregnancy A woman at 38 weeks' gestation acquired COVID-19 after attending a religious event. Her case illustrates potential standard practices and questions regarding the impact of those practices on families.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID Toes Reports of new and unusual symptoms associated with COVID-19 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) SARS and COVID-19 are both caused by coronaviruses. Although SARS is virtually eradicated, knowledge of the disease may help you better understand COVID-19. Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Cancer and COVID-19 Concerns about the prevalence of cancer among patients with COVID-19 and the logistics of providing cancer care during a pandemic led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Remdesivir The search for a safe and effective treatment for patients with COVID-19 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Ventilators Controversies about treatment protocols and rationing care in patients with severe COVID-19 made ventilators this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Patients with severe illness related to COVID-19 may quickly progress to ARDS. Are you familiar with key aspects of ARDS, including best practices for management? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: PPE Concerns about the shortage of personal protective equipment needed for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID pandemic resulted in this week’s top trending clinical topic.