Posts by Caitlin M. Dugdale, MD
Diagnostic Algorithm Supports Evaluation of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients After Initial Negative Test
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed the Covid Risk cALculator (CORAL), a diagnostic algorithm and clinical decision support system for evaluating hospitalized adults under investigation for COVID-19 who have had at least one negative SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT).
Infectious Disease Physicians Effectively Guide Evaluation of Hospitalized Patients with Suspected COVID-19
Evaluation by infectious disease physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital was highly accurate in determining which hospitalized patients under investigation for COVID-19 could be safely removed from isolation precautions after one or more nucleic acid tests.