Published Online: guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COVID-19 in adults in China
In February 2021, “中国成人2019冠状病毒病的诊治与防控指南(Guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COVID-19 in adults in China)” (IPGRP-2020CN187) was published online by Chinese Thoracic Society (CTS) and Chinese Association of Chest Physicians (CACP) in Chinese Medical Journal.
This guideline was developed in accordance with the WHO handbook for guideline development, and Guideline for [Clinical Guidelines Constitution/Amendment] in China, and the drafting and reporting of the full text followed the RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) statement and AGREE Ⅱ(Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation Ⅱ) tool. This guideline contains the Methodolgy, the Introduction of SARS-CoV-2, Epidemiology, Pathological Manifestations, Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Treatment, Rehabilitation Intervention, Epidemic Prevention and Control and Future Focus. All of these interpret the COVID-19 comprehensively, which provied guidence to chinese medical workers in the treatment of COVID-19 patients and epidemic prevention and control.