Guidelines: COVID-19 Symptom Eval | 2020 CDC, NIH, WHO Guidance Synthesis
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COVID-19 Symptom Eval | 2020 CDC, NIH, WHO Guidance Synthesis
Key Points
Common sx: fever, cough (w/ or w/o sputum), fatigue, anorexia, myalgia, dyspnea, sore throat, nasal congestion. Less common: diarrhea, N/V, etc. Neuro sx: anosmia, dysgeusia, HA, dizziness, stroke, etc. Asymptomatic or presymptomatic: up to 4%-13% of children; 1/2 of SNF pts. 81% have mild/mod dz; ~14% develop severe dz (eg, hypoxia) requiring hospitalization; ~5% require ICU.
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Epocrates Guideline Synopsis Last Update: May 13, 2020
Publication Year:
2020
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Epocrates
Abbreviations
BMIbody mass index
BPblood pressure
CKDchronic kidney dz
CRP C-reactive protein
DMdiabetes mellitus
ESRerythrocyte sedimentation rate
FDAFood and Drug Administration
GIgastrointestinal
HAheadache
IDSAInfectious Diseases Society of America
IL-6interleukin 6
LDHlactic acid dehydrogenase
LNlymph nodes
MIS-CMultisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Children
NIHNational Institutes of Health
NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
N/Vnausea/vomiting
PPEpersonal protective equipment
RAroom air
RR respiratory rate
SNFskilled nursing facility
SOBshortness of breath
SpO2O2 saturation by pulse oximeter
szseizure
txptransplant
WHOWorld Health Organization