Evidence suggests patients with COVID-19 are at risk of thromboses and coagulopathy. Up to now, there has not been an established set of clear guidelines. This post discusses the CHEST guideline and expert panel report on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of VTE in these patients.
Today on the emDocs cast with Brit Long, MD (@long_brit) and Manpreet Singh, MD (@MprizzleER) we cover three posts: cytokine storm in the setting of COVID-19, methylxanthine toxicity, and fracture terminology.
Not only can SARS-CoV-2 affect the respiratory, GI, CV, and neuro systems, but recent reports describe several different types of skin findings. This post breaks down several of the more common rashes in COVID-19.
Episode 4 of the emDocs.net Podcast looks at awake repositioning in patients with hypoxemia and COVID-19, followed by a guest interview with Josh Russell on a study looking at the use of CXR in well-appearing patients with COVID-19.
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