Abstracts in Urgent Care – July 2020

Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Herd Immunity for COVID-19 Treating Minor MSK Pain Primary Care Visit Trends in the U.S. POCUS in Children with Respiratory Illness POCUS in Vision Loss YIJUNG RUSSELL, MD Hydroxychloroquine Not Beneficial in Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 Infections Contributing author: Lauren Bulgarelli, MD Key Point: Hydroxychloroquine was compared with the standard of care in a randomized trial and was not shown to be associated with a higher probability of negative conversion than the standard of care. Citation: Tang W, Cao Z, Han M, et al. Hydroxychloroquine in patients with mainly …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – June 2020

CPR Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic Characteristics of COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population A Clinical Decision Rule for Predicting True Penicillin Allergy The Role of Antibiotics in Community-Acquired Pneumonia POCUS Overview: A Primary Care Perspective POCUS in Skin and Soft Tissue Infections  Prioritizing Protecting Healthcare Workers During Resuscitation of COVID-19 Patients Key Point: Priorities should be given to reducing provider exposure and lowering aerosolization risk while oxygenating/ventilating, and considering whether or not resuscitation is appropriate. Citation: Edelson DP, Sasson C, Chan PS, et al. Interim guidance for basic and advanced …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care May 2020

General Statistics of COVID-19 Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19 Characteristics of Healthcare Workers Infected with COVID-19 A Simple Algorithm for Treatment of Nonpurulent Infections Topical Lidocaine for Oral Ulcers in Children Walking Boot vs Rigid Cast in Achilles Tendon Rupture General Statistics of COVID-19 Key Point: The majority of patients with COVID-19 have mild symptoms; however, those with critical disease have a mortality rate of 49%. Citation: Wu Z, McGoogan JM. Characteristics of and important lessons from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in China: Summary of a report of 72 314 …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care April 2020

JUCM 0420 Abstracts  COVID-19: The Long View Quarantine Duration in Suspected COVID-19 Bedside Ultrasound Use with COVID-19 Fluoroquinolones and Arrhythmia Isopropyl Alcohol and Nausea Relief Patient Preferences Re: the ED vs Urgent Care  The Nuts and Bolts of COVID-19 Key Points: Most patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19 experience mild URI symptoms; however, the virus tends to cause disproportionately severe illness in older and chronically ill adults. Treatment is only supportive, although clinical trials of several antiviral agents are ongoing. Social isolation …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care

Take a Seat—Your Patients Will Thank You Buddy Taping vs Plaster Casting in Boxer’s Fractures Efficacy of Baclofen in Back Pain Rapid Testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Five- vs 10-day Treatment for Strep Throat A Better Screening Test for ACL Rupture Yijung Russell, MD Sitting During an Encounter Is an Easy Way to Increase Patient Satisfaction Key Point: If a provider sits during an encounter, the patient feels that they care more, listen more, inform better, is polite, and spends more time. Citation: Orloski CJ, Tabakin ER, Shofer FS, et …
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