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Here @andrewcuomo says straight up #ventilators often mean The End. Why are doctors being told NOT to use canula with oxygen? 39K per effin GM ventilator?

@narindergrewal
@BrindusaB1
@EvanCronshaw
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HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE?

Once hailed as a wonder treatment, the antimalarial med doesn’t seem effective

Study was NOT peer-reviewed, but found that MORE patients who received it died vs. standard care

apnews.com/a5077c7227b8eb…

#COVID19 thread, based on @ghn_news
#Hydroxychloroquine
The study analyzed records of male #COVID19 patients at Veterans Administration hospitals noted that 28% of those given #Hydroxychloroquine + usual care died versus 11% of those who received routine care alone

medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
A @ScienceMagazine article explained yesterday that #chloroquine and #Hydroxychloroquine can cause an irregular heart rhythm that can lead to cardiac arrest

sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/a…
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Starting a series on clinical Pearls I am gathering in #COVID19 patients based on experiences of many experts

Will add as we go along

Feel free to add your own observations/experiences

#covidclinicalpearls /1
Anosmia is likely the most specific #COVID19 related symptom
30% of patients have anosmia as their 1st symptom
#covidclinicalpearls /2
Around 90% of patients have fever.
50% maybe afebrile at the time of presentation
Fever tends to be very resistant to routine measures in hospitalized patients
There is no consensus that NSAIDs are to be avoided in #COVID2019 patients

#covidclinicalpearls /3
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