Eleven reasons the NEJM paper on remdesivir reveals nothing!

Excellent review by Josh Farkas Grein et al. just published a case series of patients with COVID-19 treated with remdesivir via a compassionate use program.  I’ve been expecting this paper with cold dread for some time now.  There are several reasons that this publication is a media show, rather than a serious scientific endeavor. #1.  …

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Covid-19 -Respiratory Failure Management

EMcrit Project Recommendations High Flow Nasal Cannula   safety of HFNC There is widespread concern that using HFNC could increase the risk of viral transmission.  This doesn’t appear to be evidence-based. Guidelines recommend HFNC ANZICS guidelines on COVID-19 state the following: “High flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) therapy (in ICU): HFNO is a recommended therapy for hypoxia …

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