Features, Evaluation, and Treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Authors: Marco Cascella; Michael Rajnik; Abdul Aleem; Scott C. Dulebohn; Raffaela Di Napoli.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the highly contagious infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has had a catastrophic effect on the world’s demographics resulting in more than 2.9 million deaths worldwide, emerging as the most consequential global health crisis since the era of the influenza pandemic of 1918.

Objectives:

  • Identify the etiology and epidemiology of COVID-19.
  • Describe the clinical features and radiological findings expected in patients with COVID-19.
  • Summarize the latest available treatment in the management of COVID-19, including the different vaccines available to prevent COVID-19.
  • Discuss interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to care for patients with coronavirus and improve outcomes.

For More Information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK554776/

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