A Theoretical Model of the Pathophysiology of COVID-19

The latest episode of the EmCrit podcast features a discussion between Scott Weingart and Farid Jalali on the pathophysiology of COVID-19. Dr. Jalali’s wide-ranging insights on this complex, dynamic disease make this an absolute must-listen. EMCrit Wee – A Theoretical Model of the Pathophysiology of COVID-19 with Farid Jalali (Not a Single Thing Verified–Pure Musings)…

Worth watching: Should You Opt Out of Patient Care That Offends Your Morals?

Art Caplan on regulations recently issued by President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that permit physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare workers to refuse to provide services to their patients if they have religious or personal reasons for a conscientious objection. Caplan’s take on this worrisome development is welcome and worthwhile, as…

Worth watching: Putting COVID-19 in Context

“During SCCM’s (Society of Critical Care Medicine) 49th Critical Care Congress, Amesh Adalja, MD, describes the history of coronavirus infections pre-SARS and post-SARS, describes members of the Coronavirus family and genus, and puts it into context around COVID-19 and how we can understand the clinical management of coronavirus infections.” The conference was held between February…