Nine months in, Denver hospitals can better help COVID-19 patients thanks to “unprecedented” advances in careDenver Post Jan 4, 2021
While much is still unknown and too many people don’t survive the virus, it’s “unprecedented” for frontline care to change this quickly, said Michelle Barron, senior medical director of infection prevention and control at UCHealth. “It’s really, truly remarkable that we have these options,” she said.
When COVID-19 was found in December 2019 in China, doctors and scientists had to make guesses about what treatments might help, said Ivor Douglas, a pulmonologist and intensive care specialist at Denver Health [and professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine]. Usually, that meant trying drugs that worked against similar conditions, he said.Read more