To support the pulmonary hypertension (PH) health care community, clinicians, allied health care providers and researchers, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has compiled the following resources. These resources include the latest information on the science, clinical trials and patient care management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Understanding COVID-19 Science

NIH overview of coronaviruses

PubMed’s latest journal article citations on COVID-19

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins’ blog on genomics studies and structural biology of coronavirus

Treatments Under Investigation

Clinical studies related to COVID-19 in ClinicalTrials.gov

World Health Organization’s R&D Blueprint to accelerate diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics in response to COVID-19

Latest COVID-19 information from the Food and Drug Administration

Milken Institute’s Vaccine Tracker for a summary of COVID-19 vaccine programs

COVID-19 updates from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Managing COVID-19 in a Health Care Environment

PHA’s COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the PH community

CDC information for health care professionals including Evaluation and Testing and Clinical Care Guidance for COVID-19

CDC Facts Sheet for health care professionals on diagnostic testing

CDC resources for dealing with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

PubMed articles referencing patient care management for PAH patients with COVID-19

  • “Could pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients be at a lower risk from severe COVID-19?” Rosenzweig et al. Pulmonary Circulation, April 2020.
  • “Care of patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” Ryan et al. Pulmonary Circulation, March 30, 2020.

COVID-19 Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence guidance document from an American Thoracic Society-led international task force

American College of Cardiology Palliative Care Considerations for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Under COVID-19

Resources From the National Institutes of Health

NIH COVID-19 resources

Guidance for NIH grant applicants and recipients in response to COVID-19

NIAID special COVID-19-related grant funding opportunities

NIAID resources for researchers including reagents, core services, and model systems to support COVID-19 research

NIH guidance on limiting travel and meetings

For Your Patients

Connect With Other PH-Treating Professionals

During the coronavirus pandemic, PHA is providing free access to PHA’s health care professionals’ email groups to any health care professional working in PH, whether or not they are a PHA member. This member resource allows PH-treating colleagues across the country to connect with their peers.

M.D./D.O. or Ph.D. researchers may request access to the PH Clinicians and Researchers (PHCR) listserv even if they are not currently a PHCR member. Nurses, advanced practice providers and allied health professionals may join the PH Professional Network (PHPN) listserv. To request access, email medical@PHAssociation.org.

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Need help navigating your online doctor visits? Check out PHA’s telemedicine worksheet to learn how to prepare and make the most out of your telemedicine appointments. http://ow.ly/97PB50zSUEq
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