Diagnostic and Management Challenges of Influenza During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Emergency Medicine News Podcast
Host: David Gaieski, MD and Expert Guest: Charles Cairns, MD
Summary

Dr. Gaieski, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Jefferson University is joined in this podcast episode by Dr. Charles Cairns to discuss the ominous threat of concurrently managing influenza and COVID-19. Dr. Cairns is an emergency medicine physician and the Annenberg Dean and SVP of the College of Medicine at Drexel University. This insightful conversation explores many areas including understanding the differences between COVID-19 and influenza, optimal treatment and monitoring to minimize injury, surveillance, and the role of procalcitonin (PCT) specifically in the fight against COVID-19 and co-infections.

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