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Covid-19 update: PPE, frailty and pneumonia « Back to Podcasts

In this podcast, editors from BMJ Best Practice and BMJ Learning cover this week’s major covid-19 clinical updates.

Matt Castleden and Abigail Davis, both Section Editors at BMJ Best practice and BMJ Learning, discuss the latest guidelines on PPE, clinical frailty scoring, silent hypoxia, and community-acquired pneumonia.

The RCP state that NEWS2 should be used when managing patients with COVID 19.

Read the NICE pneumonia guidance here.

For more on Covid-19, look at BMJ Best Practice.


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