A hospital’s response to a global pandemic requires a coordinated effort to provide consistent guidance as information rapidly changes. In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, diagnosis and subsequent containment was challenging due to unfamiliarity with disease presentation, unknown reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction sensitivity and inconsistent access to testing supplies. A centralized COVID-19 clinical case review team can provide guidance on test interpretation, isolation, resource coordination and more.
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Wilde, Ashley M.; Schulz, Paul; Bohn, Brian C.; Moore, Sarah E.; Song, Matthew; Patross, Clayton J.; Denham, Bryan; Frazier, Jim; Hester, Steve T.; and Ramirez, Julio A.
"Why Every Hospital Needs a COVID-19 Clinical Case Review Team,"
The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections: Vol. 4
, Article 51.
Available at: https://ir.library.louisville.edu/jri/vol4/iss1/51