Treatment and Medication guidance

ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICATIONS

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BC Provincial Antimicrobial Clinical Expert (PACE) Group Position Statement: Investigational Therapies for COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients

IMAC Recommendations on Antiviral Therapies for COVID-19
(Updated : April 2)

RESPIRATORY (INHALED) MEDICATIONS

RX Conservation of salbutamol inhalers during COVID-19 pandemic
(Updated: March 27)

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICATIONS

RX COVID-19 and concerns regarding use of ACEi/ARB/ARBi meds for heart failure or hypertension
(Updated : March 25)

DIRECT-ACTING ANTICOAGULANTS (DOACs) 

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Direct -Acting Anticoagulants Now Covered for New Patients

(New: April 2)

GENERAL MEDICATION CONSERVATION

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Drug Shortage Mitigation Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
(NEW: March 27)

COVID-19 and Reduction of Medication Waste
(Updated : March 27)

CLINICAL GUIDANCE DURING OVERDOSE EMERGENCY 

RX B.C. Centre on Substance Use
(New: March 26)

March 27: Letter from Island Health Division of Infectious Diseases

March 26: Joint Statement on Unproven Therapies for COVID-19 | March 26 | 11:18

 

NOTE:

Medical Imaging COVID-19 Patients

CXR and CT are not diagnostic for COVID-19. If a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patient requires MI for another reason, please call the MI department before they arrive to allow them to prepare.