May 7, 2021

Health Care: Treatment

Evolution of Florida's COVID-19 care

Amy Keller | 3/29/2021

When the first wave of COVID-19 cases began hitting Florida hospitals in March 2020, there wasn’t a lot providers could offer beyond supportive care, such as supplemental oxygen, fluids and mechanical ventilation for those struggling to breathe. A year later, physicians have a better understanding of the disease and more tools at their disposal, including several medications that can improve outcomes if they’re used early in the course of the illness. Here’s some of what they’ve learned — and what they want patients to know.

 

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