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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

Remdesivir reduced mortality in inpatients on no or regular oxygen, meta-analysis finds

The patient-level analysis of all available trials of remdesivir still did not have the power to identify any effect of the drug on mortality in COVID-19 patients receiving high-flow oxygen or mechanical ventilation.
1 Mar 2023

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

Wellness group, redirection of patients to other services aided COVID-19 response

Group meetings and individual coaching helped hospitalists at one facility deal with COVID-19 stress, a study showed, while another described how redirecting some common medicine diagnoses to admission by other services reduced the pressure of pandemic patient surges.
22 Feb 2023

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 research on steroids, tocilizumab, interferon beta-1a in COVID-19 inpatients

A 12-mg dose of dexamethasone didn't work any better than 6 mg in a trial of patients with severe hypoxemia, tocilizumab seemed to outperform steroids only in patients with the most inflammation, and interferon beta-1a did not help hospitalized patients on remdesivir.
27 Oct 2021

November 2020

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

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

May 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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