The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Academy of Pediatrics have now shared recommendations for providing emergency cardiovascular care, including CPR, to pediatrics patients with known or suspected COVID-19.
To preserve healthcare resources and prevent vulnerable patients from being unnecessarily exposed to healthcare facilities and the Emergency Department (ED), healthcare practitioners are screening patients via virtual assessment (phone, telehealth or regionally available platforms), in order to determine the appropriate diagnostic and treatment approach.
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This pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on our health care system and the lives of the very health care professionals being asked to combat this insidious virus. These heroic providers didn’t hesitate to step up to help those affected by COVID-19.