The COVID-19 Intubation and Ventilation Pathway (CiVP); a Commentary
Archives of Academic Emergency Medicine,
Vol. 8 No. 1 (2020),
7 January 2020
In wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken the world by storm, it is imperative to protect the health and safety of physicians and staff involved in acute management of COVID-19 patients.
Numerous studies have been published, establishing evidence and opinion-based guides for emergency physicians, who are at the front line. Although many have established pathways for dealing with patient screening, testing, prognosis and disposition, I would like to discuss the management of the crashing patients in need of ventilation who we ought to be prepared for the most.
- SARS CoV-2
- Novel Corona virus
How to Cite
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