Episode 7 – Rapid Fire COVID-19


Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

This episode, we’re focusing on 2 papers recently released related to COVID-19.

1.       Our first paper provides an overview of the clinical characteristics of a sample of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19.

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032

2.       The second paper provides timely data to identify factors associated with ARDS among adults diagnosed with COVID-19.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2763184

 

And for the good stuff:

1.       An online self-assessment tool designed by Alberta Health Services so individuals can determine whether they need to be assessed for COVID-19

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Journey/COVID-19/Pages/COVID-Self-Assessment.aspx

2.       An article from CNN on NBA players helping to pay the wages of stadium employees affected by the pandemic

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/us/nba-player-donations-coronavirus-trnd/index.html

3.       An article on China’s efforts to support Italy as it deals with a significant burden of disease.

https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/news/world/china-sends-medical-supplies-experts-to-help-italy-battle-coronavirus-423606/

 

***COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. For the most up-to-date information on what you can do to protect yourself, your families, and everyone else, please refer to your local public health agencies.

 

For those in Alberta:   https://www.alberta.ca/covid19

For those in Ontario: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/diseases-and-conditions/infectious-diseases/respiratory-diseases/novel-coronavirus

Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. @roundstable

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