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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

New studies assess effects of anticoagulation during, after COVID-19

Use of intermediate, full-dose, or prophylactic anticoagulation in COVID-19 inpatients wasn't associated with any difference in in-hospital mortality in one study, while another found it was safe to discontinue anticoagulation after three months in patients with a COVID-19-associated clot.
16 Nov 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

Oxygenation by helmet, high flow didn't affect mortality in COVID-19, studies find

One trial randomized patients to helmet noninvasive ventilation or usual forms of respiratory support and found no differences. Another comparing high-flow and standard oxygen found a decrease in intubation rate with the former, but no change in any other outcome.
28 Sep 2022

Symptoms persist long after ECMO for COVID-19, study finds

An analysis of French ICU patients who underwent extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for COVID-19 found that at one year, 44% had significant anxiety, 42% had depression symptoms, 42% were at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, and only 38% had returned to work.
5 Oct 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

October 5, 2022

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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

November 2020

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

Aspirin for COVID-19 inpatients didn't reduce mortality, trial finds

New data from the RECOVERY trial found a slight reduction in clots but an increase in bleeding and no difference in 28-day mortality in patients randomized to daily aspirin during hospitalization compared to those receiving usual care.
24 Nov 2021

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