Logic in the time of coronavirus

An insight editorial in the Journal of Medical Microbiology examines COVID-19 through the prism of the priobe hypothesis, and uses it to build an argument for causality as a means of identifying key research and development priorities in the campaign against SARS coronavirus 2 (SC2).

Watching the detectives

“Clinicians understand that sepsis is often a challenging diagnosis to establish at the bedside. Our report provides data supporting this assertion -namely, that in clinical practice ˜1 in 5 patients with suspected sepsis at admission may actually have a noninfectious disease that mimics the presentation of sepsis.” Heffner et al. CID, 2010.