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Mixed news on anticoagulation; new data on myocarditis, postexposure prophylaxis

Full-dose anticoagulation appeared to help hospitalized COVID-19 patients who weren't critically ill but not the critically ill, trials showed. Postvaccine myocarditis and pericarditis were investigated by a study, while new data and an FDA authorization supported postexposure prophylaxis for some patients.
11 Aug 2021

Breakthrough infections, cardiovascular effects of COVID-19, pandemic mental health

Two new studies reported on infections in fully vaccinated people, while another looked at the rate of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with COVID-19. A survey found depression and anxiety to be common during the pandemic, and the push for mandatory vaccination of health care workers continued.
4 Aug 2021

Benefits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals, ECMO; air sampling after aerosol-generating procedures

A health system reported outcomes at two hospitals created to treat only COVID-19. Another found that 42.9% of COVID-19 patients who got ECMO died, compared to 89.1% when it wasn't available. A sampling study compared viral particles in the air with different procedures.
9 Mar 2022

New studies on combating COVID-19 clusters, conserving oxygen, and using telehealth

Enhanced precautions and daily testing helped one hospital stop omicron spreading through its units. A small Belgian trial found benefit from a double-trunk or surgical mask over low-flow nasal cannulas. Community hospitals varied in their use of telehealth for inpatients.
16 Feb 2022

Research on CPAP, HFNO, IVIG, and lung transplants for COVID-19

One study found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) outperformed conventional oxygen, but high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) did not. Another found no benefit from hyperimmune IV immunoglobulin (IVIG) in hospitalized patients. Two analyses showed good outcomes from lung transplants in COVID-19 patients.
2 Feb 2022

January 12, 2022

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Model for COVID-19 triage, updated guidelines for inpatients, negative trial of ivermectin

An electronic health record tool used nine variables to predict which inpatients with COVID-19 would deteriorate. Two societies updated their guidelines on inpatient thromboprophylaxis and remdesivir use. A trial found that ivermectin had no effect on disease progression or mortality.
23 Feb 2022

ACP reviews evidence on remdesivir for inpatients, updates practice points

The College's updated systematic review found that a 10-day course of remdesivir probably results in little to no mortality reduction but does probably moderately increase the proportion of patients recovered by day 29 and may shorten length of stay.
2 Mar 2022

Hospitalist IMGs in the pandemic

Concerns about visas and residency add to pressures of hospitalist practice.
15 Apr 2020

Latest recommendations reject hydroxychloroquine, support remdesivir

Both ACP and The BMJ completed evidence reviews and issued recommendations on use of certain drugs for COVID-19. Another article warned about Strongyloides hyperinfection, a potentially dangerous side effect of dexamethasone for some patients.
5 Aug 2020

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