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The authors of this article identified that during times of crisis, the demands may exceed the resources available.  Additionally, if care were to be triaged, and potentially denied to seriously ill patients due to resource constraints, all triage systems should Read More
The authors of this paper argue that advance care planning and discussing goals of care are of heightened importance  for patients with chronic, life-limiting disease, due to COVID-19 for three reasons: 1) It is an ethical imperative to avoid providing Read More
This commentary highlights the usefulness of using Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) has been shown to effectively design, adapt, and reconfigure health care work systems to support individual and Read More
This commentary argues that the United States government needs a better, deliberate crisis communication strategy. Public communication surrounding COVID-19 has been haphazard and highlights the need for government to coordinate messaging. Globally, there is a great-power competition intertwined with the Read More
This commentary argues that the United States needs a unified federal response to mobilize the nation to address the health and economic crisis in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although state and local leaders have actively, and sometimes aggressively, addressed Read More
In this opinion piece, physicians provide suggestions for leaders to support health care professionals based on their experience and direct requests from other health care providers. To support health care professionals so that they are able to provide the best Read More
Germany has the third highest number of coronavirus cases in Europe, but deaths are relatively few when compared with neighboring countries. This article explains why. As of 2 April official statistics showed that 872 deaths from COVID-19 had been recorded Read More
This editorial calls on public health leaders and politicians to utilize innovative communication, mitigation, and health care approaches to combat COVID-19. Political leaders and public health experts must stand firm and committed to implementing proven, and sometimes unpopular, public health Read More
In this commentary, physicians’ argue for an immediate digital revolution and regulation overhaul to address the surge of COVID-19. The U.S. health care system needs to move away from its current ill-equipped analogue system to a more robust digital system Read More
This letter to the editor reports on the health effects of exposure to new coverage of COVID-19 and offers recommendations for government and public health officials to lessen public anxiety. “Headline stress disorder” is a highly emotional response to endless Read More

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