About Covid-19

The novel coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic is an outbreak of a novel respiratory illness that manifests a range of clinical symptoms from mild disease with non-specific signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness, to severe pneumonia with respiratory failure and septic shock (CDC website).  This webpage from the CDC has commonly questions for health professionals (Click here).

This mobile application and the Ether Covid-19 website are designed to support anesthesiologists managing patients with or suspected to have Covid-19. This resource is produced and maintained by the Stanford Anesthesia Informatics and Media Lab at Stanford University.

Common Acronyms

  • PUI - Person Under Investigation - for Covid-19 
  • Covid-19 - The disease caused by the virus, SARS-CoV-2
  • SARS-CoV-2 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus that causes Covid-19