Native Americans also have proven to be particularly vulnerable to the novel coronavirus in part due to prevalence of certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, as well as the heightened contagion
Clinicians and health departments throughout the U.S. should be prepared to detect and manage cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the CDC recently warned.
A living systematic review still didn't find benefit from remdesivir or tocilizumab, but new trials supported their use. Delaying tracheostomy may not help patients or clinicians, another study found, and the first 10 days carry increased
As we feared, Buena Vista County, Iowa, made headlines in late May and early June with the dubious honor of having the highest new COVID-19 case rate in the nation.
The SOFA score did not perform well for predicting mortality in patients admitted with COVID-19, multiple recent studies found, but levels of d-dimer and C-reactive protein had prognostic value, according to the latest research.
Because of the steep uptick in cases in my area, COVID-positive patients had to share rooms, like in the good old days.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America newly suggested tocilizumab for some patients, while the CDC offered guidance on isolation duration for immunocompromised patients and pulse oximetry accuracy and published safety data on the currently
Our initial goal of the daily noon huddle was to bring our group together to discuss daily challenges and workflow and keep current on guidelines pertaining to COVID-19.
The August ACP Hospitalist is online and in the mail, with articles about academic medicine that focus on pandemic effects, procedure training, and the closure of a residency program. There's also expert advice on strokes associated with COVID-19
Don't worry, I'm only mostly scared/Both for me and for you.