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All Things Covid-19: Ambulatory / Outpatient / Long COVID

Ambulatory Care Resources & Articles



Follow-up of adults with non-critical COVID-19 two months after symptoms' onset. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 05-OCT-2020
Follow-up study of the pulmonary function and related physiological characteristics of COVID-19 survivors three months after recovery EClinicalMedicine (published by The Lancet) 15-JUL-2020
Symptom duration and risk factors for delayed return to usual health among outpatients with COVID-19 in a multistate health care systems network - United States, March-June 2020. MMWR 31-JUL-2020
Ad-Hoc COVID-19 Treatment Team algorithms & protocols.   Yale University; color coded guidance sheets, from "non-severe"  to severe disease. Updated as reliable information emerges. 03-AUG-2020
What is COVID-19? Patient Information From JAMA, 10-JUL-2020
Videos - Emory University You Tube "Lessons Learned" Frequently-updated, health care continuum  08-JUL-2020
Ambulatory Care Reopening and Recovery American College of Physicians 07-MAY-2020

Real-world Responses in Real-time: COVID-19 Information Needs to Consider Literacy Gaps

Center for the Study of Adult Literacy, Institute of Education Sciences 30-APR-2020

Characteristics of Emergency Department Patients With COVID-19 at a Single Site in Northern California: Clinical Observations and Public Health Implications

Acad Emerg Med  28-APR-2020

Increasing the Signal-to-Noise Ratio: COVID-19 Clinical Synopsis for Outpatient Providers

Jnl of Primary Care & Community Health 27-APR-2020
FDA issues guidance to increase mobile patent monitoring, imaging options American Hospital Association  24-APR-2020
Many asymptomatic COVID-19 cases undetected CIDRAP 27-APR-2020
How to Obtain a Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen NEJM, video

 HonorHealth Ambulatory COVID-19 Testing Algorithm

printable PDF; last updated 3/26/20
Expanding testing of COVID-19 in Arizona Arizona  Dept. of Health Services 23-APR-2020
Community Care Resources Elsevier; Resources to support you with managing patients at home in person, via telephone or telemedicine
Ambulatory Care Resources Elsevier; Resources to support you in delivering care and information outside the context of a hospital
COVID-19 Resources for Indigenous Peoples Trustworthy information for Native American peoples from the ASU Library / Labriola Center

Interim Guidance for Implementing Home Care of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for COVID-19 

CDC guidance for people coordinating home care & isolation of people with confirmed or suspected infection, including persons under investigation.  (Patients evaluated in an outpatient setting who do not require hospitalization and/or patients discharged home following hospitalization with confirmed infection.)

Evaluating and Testing Persons for COVID-19

CDC Criteria for lab tests, recommendations for specimen collection, patient priortization.

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities

CDC Recommendations for household members, partners & caregivers in a non-healthcare setting exposed to (1) a patient with symptomatic or lab-confirmed COVID-19 or (2) a patient under investigation (PUI).

Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

CDC guidance on clinical presentation, treatment, prevention

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID-19 and Pregnant Women

CDC FAQs re:transmission during pregnancy delivery, or breast milk, and infants, 

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19 

CDC guidance for immunocompromised & non-immunocompromised patients
Checklist to Prepare Physician's Offices for COVID-19 AAFP guidelines for ambulatory settings

Therapeutic and triage strategies for 2019 novel coronavirus disease in fever clinics 

An algorithm to follow (The Lancet Respiratory Medicine)