Our top priority is to protect the health and well-being of our communities and to arm our customers with the latest information available as the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves. To support health professionals working around the clock to meet those most in need, we are making the following updates and resources available - at no charge - for clinicians, nurses and medical researchers, in response to new developments, evidence and guidance.
Our interactive COVID-19 search intensity map helps clinicians and public health agencies track the virus and may support clinicians in gaining predictive insights on reported cases based on clinical search activity from 1.9 million clinicians at the point of care.
According to an Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) survey of 11,922 U.S.-based infection preventionist members, nearly half revealed that they were either nearly out of, or out of respirators (48%) and face shields (49%) while 31% were either nearly out of, or out of, procedure masks.
The study, published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, involved 206 patients at the Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the virus first emerged. The patients were classed as having mild COVID-19 cases as they didn't have shortness of breath or respiratory distress, and had a relatively high blood oxygen saturation level.
COVID-19 Resources for Care Teams Using UpToDate and Emmi
Guest Passes for UpToDate access are now available through April 30, 2020.
Patient Education: Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safe
This video helps educate the public on ways to stay healthy during this pandemic. To share the new Emmi® program with the public, healthcare organizations can embed the program on public web-sites, social media or emails.
Ovid, Ovid Discovery resources, including Gideon (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network
List of articles published in Ovid MEDLINE or Journals@Ovid from the start of the outbreak of COVID-19
Ovid Expert Searches
Streaming on AudioDigest: What is Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and What Doctors Need to Know
AudioDigest presents a free lecture from Michael Cohen, MD, MS, Infectious Disease Specialist, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.
In this informative and urgent discussion, Dr. Cohen delivers a clinical update on the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) including its history, epidemiology, clinical presentation, lab diagnosis, infection control measures, disease burden compared to influenza, travel recommendations, and next steps regarding future outbreaks.
During this crisis, we are faced with ethical and moral dilemmas many of us have never encountered before. Perhaps being a nurse in war time is similar; but for those of us who have not served in that capacity, all of this is new and is shaking us to the core.
Registered nurses (RNs) are suffering from exhaustion, contracting the disease, and leaving the workforce. As we bear witness to this unfolding tragedy, it is incumbent upon all U.S. nurses to take aggressive actions to protect our colleagues, our patients, and ourselves.
Coworkers and I are feeling a vast array of emotions and one of the worst ones we feel is deserted—we hear very little from hospital administrators (except when management comes to sign out our daily masks to us).
Today we are in a crisis due to the coronavirus, or COVID-19. We are seeing a surge of patients that are overwhelming our healthcare system, and in many of the hardest hit areas, hospitals have been granted permission to increase their bed capacity.
COVID-19: Podcast with Dr. Lloyd Novick and Dr. John Marr from The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
Dr. Lloyd Novick, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and Dr. John Marr, American physician, epidemiologist, and infectious disease outbreak expert, weigh in with where things might be headed next with coronavirus in the United States.
COVID-19 Updates from Journals Published by Wolters Kluwer
Mackenzie Weise, MPH, CIC, Infection Prevention Clinical Program Manager for Wolters Kluwer, discusses the COVID-19 outbreak, CDC recommendations and what we can do to protect ourselves and similar historical situations.
We know it can be a scary time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a great time to talk to children about what is happening, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy. Mackenzie Weise, MPH, CIC, Infection Prevention Clinical Program Manager for Wolters Kluwer, explains the role kids can play.