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Adding P2Y12 inhibitor to heparin offered no benefit in non-critically ill COVID-19 inpatients

An open-label randomized trial at 60 hospitals in four countries found no increase in organ support-free days in patients who received a therapeutic dose of heparin plus a P2Y12 inhibitor versus heparin alone.
19 Jan 2022

Convalescent plasma did not facilitate recovery in COVID-19 inpatients, trial finds

There was a suggestion of benefit from plasma in patients treated earlier in the pandemic, before remdesivir and corticosteroids became the standard of care, according to exploratory analyses of this multicenter study.
15 Dec 2021

Monitoring outpatients by text appeared to reduce mortality from COVID-19

Patients with SARS-CoV-2 who received twice-daily, automated text message check-ins with an option to report worsening symptoms at any time had lower 30- and 60-day mortality than outpatients receiving usual care, a retrospective study found.
17 Nov 2021

NIH guidelines on anticoagulation in COVID-19; research on statin use, omicron variant

The NIH updated its guidelines to address anticoagulation in COVID-19 inpatients, treatment with atorvastatin did not appear to improve outcomes in the ICU, and several studies looked at characteristics of omicron.
12 Jan 2022

New info, resources on novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

ACP is offering an updated online learning activity and a podcast to help physicians learn about coronavirus. CME credit is free for members upon completion of either activity.
4 Mar 2020

January 19, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Heparin dosing for COVID-19 inpatients, expert perspectives on boosters

Two new trials offered some support for therapeutic anticoagulation in inpatients with elevated d-dimer levels. Antithrombotic therapy didn't prove helpful for outpatients with COVID-19. FDA advisors, an ACP/Annals forum, and recent research addressed vaccine effectiveness and boosters.
20 Oct 2021

COVID-19 guideline update from NIH, postdischarge anticoagulation, remdesivir effects

The latest news on inpatient COVID-19 care includes some changes to the NIH guidelines for COVID-19 treatment, as well as studies showing that rivaroxaban after discharge reduced clots and remdesivir helped inpatients on no or low-flow oxygen but not those who were sicker.
22 Dec 2021

Do you need a checklist?

There's limited evidence but apparent potential for these tools in hospital medicine.
15 Feb 2021

Early case reports show older men with comorbidities at highest risk for novel coronavirus

Two recent studies described the first diagnosed cases of the virus, while the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency and tallied the number affected worldwide.
5 Feb 2020

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