Accession Number:

AD1105939

Title:

Just the facts: What drugs are safe and effective for COVID-19

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis United States

Report Date:

2020-05-22

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A 53-year-old male presents with cough, fever, and myalgias for 7 days. Vitals include temperature, 38.0C heart rate,110 blood pressure, 11870mm Hg respiration rate, 28 and oxygen saturation 83 on room air. His only past medical history is hypertension. Your community is in the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic. The patient is hypoxic but responds to oxygen supplementation with nasal cannula and a face mask. His chest x-ray demonstrates multifocal infiltrates. Are there any therapeutic agents currently available for COVID-19

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE