Wang

Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial Wang Y. Lancet; Epub Ahead of Print. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31022-9 Clinical Question In patients with severe COVID-19, does intravenous remdesivir, compared with placebo, improve the time to clinical improvement? Background Despite the ongoing research efforts to find a treatment for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, there are currently no proven […]

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Pandemic Triage

A multicentre evaluation of two intensive care unit triage protocols for use in an influenza pandemic Winston K Cheung. Medical Journal of Australia; August 2012 [3]:178-181. doi:10.5694/mja11.10926] Clinical Question In the event of a viral pandemic, what effect does the use of a triage protocol (specifically the NSW ICU triage protocol) have in increasing ICU bed availability, both in admission […]

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