COVID-19 resource hub

This list was updated June 2, 2020.

We are looking for ways to help medical professionals in different countries prepare for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic. Here is a list of resources that you may find useful.

COVID-19 in the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine mobile apps.

Recent changes
June 2, 2020: New resources: Publications of the Week, June 2 discussing evidence for preventing coronavirus transmission. New interview: McMaster Perspective with Dr Derek Chu.
May 27, 2020: New resources: Publications of the Week, May 27 discussing remdesivir.
May 25, 2020: New Rapid Refresher: STE-ACS.
May 22, 2020: Textbook chapter update. New Rapid Refresher: Ventilatory support.
May 21, 2020: McMaster Survival Guide update.


  1. Textbook chapters
  2. Rapid Refreshers
  3. McMaster Perspective with the guideline lead author
  4. McMaster Perspective with experts
  5. McMaster University resources
  6. Other clinical resources that we value

Textbook chapters

[UPDATE] Chapter discussing COVID-19 from the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Available online and in mobile apps. Regularly updated to address emerging findings and evidence.

Complemented by chapters discussing diagnostic imaging: COVID-19: Computed Tomography (CT) and COVID-19: Point-of-Care Ultrasonography (POCUS).

Rapid Refreshers

Internal Medicine Rapid Refreshers is a series of short videos to bring you up to speed with selected key topics that general practitioners may encounter in their daily practice. Developed especially for subspecialists who are returning to general internal medicine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New episodes currently underway.

McMaster Perspective with the guideline lead author

A 7-episode special series of McMaster Perspective interviews with Dr Waleed Alhazzani, chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines and lead author of the recent SSC guideline discussing the management of critically ill patients with COVID-19. The videos offer a chance to explore the rationale behind different recommendations.

McMaster Perspective with experts

Interviews with experts in infectious diseases answering the commonly asked questions and documenting the evolution of the epidemic.

McMaster University resources

Other clinical resources that we value

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