COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 . This is a review of the current treatment strategies available for patients with COVID-19 during hospital admission . Patients requiring hospitalisation frequently suffer from respiratory failure and may require oxygen therapy . Insufficient response to oxygen may be an indication, that other modalities such as high-flow nasal cannula, continuous positive airway pressure or mechanical ventilation are needed . The only medical treatments currently being used are remdesivir and dexamethasone.
MeSH: COVID-19, diagnosis, therapy, Humans, Inpatients, Oxygen Inhalation Therapy, methods, Respiration, Artificial, methods, Respiratory Insufficiency, etiology, therapy, SARS-CoV-2