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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Clinicians: Other Resources

This guide provides access to clinically oriented information for healthcare providers on Covid-19 and related healthcare issues. Resources that are subscription only will be designated with USA Only.

Government Documents

Infectious Diseases: Coronavirus subject guide from Marx Library (Free): includes links for federal, state (Alabama), and local (Mobile County and surrounding area) agencies

Ethics Resources

Access to Therapeutic and Palliative Drugs in the Context of Covid-19: Justice and the Relief of Suffering from The Hastings Center (Free), July 16, 2020

Responding to Covid-19 as a Regional Public Health Challenge: Preliminary Guidelines for Regional Collaboration Involving Hospitals from The Hastings Center (Free), April 29, 2020

A Model Hospital Policy for Allocating Scarce Critical Care Resources from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Critical Care Medicine (Free)

The Importance of Addressing Advance Care Planning and Decisions About Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders During Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) from JAMA, March 27, 2020 (Free)

A Framework for Rationing Ventilators and Critical Care Beds During the COVID-19 Pandemic from JAMA, March 27, 2020 (Free)

Ethical Framework for Health Care Institutions Responding to  Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Guidelines for Institutional Ethics Services Responding to COVID-19 from The Hastings Center, March 16, 2020 (Free)

Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19 from The New England Journal of Medicine, March 23, 2020 (Free)

Clinical Ethics Recommendations for the Allocation of Intensive Care Treatments, in Exceptional, Resource-Limited Circumstances from the Società Italiana di Anestesia Analgesia Rianimazione e Terapia Intensiva (Free)

Facing Covid-19 in Italy — Ethics, Logistics, and Therapeutics on the Epidemic’s Front Line from The New England Journal of Medicine, March 18, 2020 (Free)

The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic from The New England Journal of Medicine, March 18, 2020 (Free)

Patient Care Strategies for Scarce Resource Situations from the Minnesota Department of Health, v. 5.0 April, 2019 (Free) 

Social Media/Public Health Journalism

KevinMD.com (Free): Social media's leading physician voice

Coronavirus by STAT (Free): STAT delivers fast, deep, and tough-minded journalism about life sciences and the fast-moving business of making medicines. A special section has been developed for coverage of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak: Latest news, information and updates from Pharmaceutical Technology (Free)

COVID-19 Data Sets

National Response Portal from NCA Healthcare, SADA, and other US healthcare systems (Free): The National Response Portal integrates data from hospitals across the country and combines it with a vast array of public datasets. Run on Google Cloud, this data will be made available to hospital administrators, researchers, government representatives, and the public toward the goal of understanding, managing, and ending the COVID-19 crisis. 

IHME COVID-19 Projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Free): COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020.  The model includes the effects of social distancing measures implemented at the “first administrative level” (in the US this generally means the state level) and assumes continued social distancing through the end of the modeled period.

County-level data for coronavirus cases in the United States from The New York Times (Free):  The New York Times is releasing a series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases in the United States, at the state and county level, over time. The time series data is compiled from state and local governments and health departments in an attempt to provide a complete record of the ongoing outbreak.  The data is hosted on GitHub (registration required).

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 data hub from NCBI Virus (Free): Search, retrieve, and analyze SARS-CoV-2 GenBank data.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Caring for our caregivers during COVID-19 (Free): collection of resources for healthcare leadership to support clinical care teams

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Resources for COVID-19 from the AACN (Free): a number of AACN resources most likely to benefit nurses in addressing different aspects of the COVID-19 disease.

PROSPERO (International prospective register of systematic reviews)

PROSPERO (Free): PROSPERO is fast tracking registries for human and animal protocols of systematic reviews/meta-analyses relevant to COVID-19.

ECRI Guidelines Trust

ECRI Guidelines Trust for COVID-19 (Free).  You must set up an account to view these guidelines, but access is free.

evidenceaid

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Free): This collection includes summaries of systematic reviews that might be relevant to the direct impact of COVID-19 (including reviews of emerging research, as well as existing reviews of relevant interventions) on health and other outcomes, the impact of the COVID-19 response on other conditions, and issues to consider for the recovery period after COVID-19.