First Things First (assess and treat for the following)
- Assess orthostasis
- IV hydration and electrolytes
- Respiratory deterioration
- Usually at end of first week or start of second
- ~20-30% progress to ARDS
- Need high index of suspicion if no initial outbreak
- Contact isolation and quarantine
- Report to local, state, and federal health agencies
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