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
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
COVID-19 Prevention Trials Network for COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies
Managing COVID-19 in a Health Care Environment
Articles and infographics vetted by the CHEST COVID-19 Task Force on clinical management of COVID-19 patients, ICU administration, procedures, supply chain issues, and treatment.
The Vaccines.gov website helps people locate providers who offer the COVID-19 vaccines and allows healthcare providers to list their vaccination locations in a centralized, searchable database and to track vaccine availability. Information on listing your practice as a provider.
The National Institutes of Health Community Engagement Alliance provides resources in English and Spanish to help health care professionals to share COVID-19 information with patients. Resources include information on COVID-19 and the importance of community participation, vaccines and the importance of inclusion and diversity in vaccine clinical trials.
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
NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines
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
Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Guidance for working to reduce vaccine hesitancy by the CHEST COVID-19 Task Force
Strategies from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to build confidence in vaccines (insert hyperlink: )
Tips from AMA about talking with patients about vaccines
Resources From the National Institutes of Health
NIH COVID-19 resources
NIH’s curated source for COVID related publications
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
NCBI SARS-CoV-2 resources from the National Library of Medicine National Center for Biotechnology Information, including published literature, SARS-CoV-2 sequences, protein structures, related compounds and bioassays, and clinical trials
NIH guidance on limiting travel and meetings
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