COVID-19 Evidence Alerts
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Treatment Qaseem A, Yost J, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I, et al. Should Remdesivir Be Used for the Treatment of Patients With COVID-19? Rapid, Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 1). Ann Intern Med. 2021 Feb;174(2):229-236. doi: 10.7326/M20-5831. Epub 2020 Oct 5.
Ratings
Discipline / Specialty Area Score
Infectious Disease
Intensivist/Critical Care
Respirology/Pulmonology
Hospital Doctor/Hospitalists
Internal Medicine
Comments from MORE raters

Internal Medicine rater

This is only useful for those treating patients with COVID-19.

Internal Medicine rater

COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Any little improvement in patient outcome brings a ray of hope. It is worth considering 10-day course of Remdesvir for who are still on mechanical ventilation at the end of 5 days of Remdesvir therapy.