Just the Facts: What are the roles of oxygen escalation and noninvasive ventilation in COVID-19
Journal Article - Open Access
Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis United States
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CLINICAL SCENARIO.A 37-year-old female presents with cough, fever, dyspnea, and myalgias for five days after recent contact with a family member with confirmed 2019 coronavirus disease COVID-19. Her vital signs include T 38.3 deg C, HR 108, BP 11870mm Hg, RR 26 breaths per minute, and oxygen saturation 67 on room air. She is not in respiratory distress currently and is protecting her airway. Her chest X-ray reveals bilateral airspace opacities. You plan to immediately intervene and address her hypoxia.
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