COVID-19 phenotypes: associated pneumonia and ARDS

This information is mostly anecdotal, we know very little about COVID-19 and this is based on very low quality evidence. We need more studies to confirm or deny what is currently being discussed. The following illustrations summarize the proposed phenotypes of hypoxemic patients with COVID-19. Extraordinarily, these patients exhibit at first an almost exclusive hypoxemic…

Community acquired pneumonia / Neumonía adquirida en la comunidad.

Diagnosis will be based on the clinical presentation and the results from a plain chest x-ray. There are very sensitive and specific symptoms and signs that will form a “constellation” most associated with pneumonia. X-ray will then confirm the suspicion. Although, it must be said that older patients my have different signs and symptoms like…