COVID-19 Pandemic, 1st Edition
Offers a global perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic was handled, things that went wrong, and things that could be done differently in the future.
Covers multiple aspects of the pandemic, including disaster preparedness; perspectives from patients, families, and healthcare providers; inequity of medical resources; risk exposure on the frontline; government decision making; lockdowns; the role of politics; the burden of COVID-19 in various countries worldwide; and future directions.
Reflects on the role of professional societies and NGOs in advising governments and supranational organizations.
Features a diverse list of contributors, including health decision makers and frontline healthcare personnel.
The Sudden Appearance of SARS-CoV2
COVID-19 and Disaster Preparedness
COVID-19: A Patient's Perspective
COVID-19: A Family's Perspective
COVID-19: A Healthcare Provider's Perspective
Allocating Scarce Medical Resources: Inequity in the Face of a Crisis
COVID-19 and Risk Exposure of the Frontline: Heroes or Martyrs?
COVID-19 and the Role of Medical Professional Societies
COVID-19: Treatment and Trials
COVID-19 and Government Decision Making
COVID-19: Lockdown or not?
COVID-19: Politics and Health
The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Oil Industry
Millennials and the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19: Data Collection and Transparency Among Countries
Brazil's Battle Against COVID-19
The Disproportionate Burden of COVID-19 in Africa
How the Middle East is Facing COVID-19
The COVID-19 Pandemic in India
Life after COVID-19: future directions?
Jorge Hidalgo, MD, MACP, MCCM, FCCP, Professor and Head, Division of Critical care, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, Belize, Central America, Gloria Rodríguez-Vega, MD, FACP, FCCP, MCCM, Neurosurgical ICU
HIMA-San Pablo Caguas
Rio Peidras, PR, USA and Javier Perez-Fernandez, MD, Medical Director, Critical Care Services Baptist Hospital of Miami, Florida, USA