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Bonus Short - COVID-19 Lessons From NYC

Frank Illuzzi, MD, Mike Weinstock MD, and Matthieu DeClerck, MD
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Patients with COVID-19 present in a variety of ways, and clinicians need to have a low index of suspicion for diagnosis. Management involves emergency referral for patients with a low oxygen saturation. Every patient should be treated as if they could have COVID-19.

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