A 50-year-old, previously healthy man presents to the emergency department with 2 days of worsening dyspnea. He had fever, cough, and fatigue during the week before presentation. He appears acutely ill. The body temperature is 39.5°C (103°F), heart rate 110 beats per minute, respiratory rate 24 breaths per minute, and blood pressure 130/60 mm Hg.
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Berlin, David A., Roy M. Gulick, and Fernando J. Martinez. 2020. "Severe Covid-19." New England Journal of Medicine.
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