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Heart Patients Need to Be Wary of Coronavirus
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).

Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 2, 2020
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

Top 10 Must-Dos in ICU in COVID-19 Include Prone Ventilation
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

With new European Society of Intensive Care Medicine guidelines on caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients covering more than 50 recommendations, Medscape asked one author for his essential top 10.

Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

A new article sets the stage for routine virtual diabetes visits, offering 10 top tips that will undoubtedly be of use for transforming care during the COVID-19 pandemic, and likely for long afterwards.

Abortion Access Shifting in Some States Amid COVID-19
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

In addition to challenges the coronavirus pandemic already poses to women seeking healthcare, several states have included surgical abortions as restricted procedures in executive orders related to COVID-19.

Maintaining Cancer Care in the Face of COVID-19
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Four clinicians describe the changes they are making in maintaining cancer care as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, acknowledging that the 'situation changes every day.'

COVID-19: One Retired Doctor's Back to Work Story
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

As thousands of doctors who retired or left the medical register in the last 3 years prepare to return to work, we look at one doctor's story.

FDA Requests Zantac Be Pulled From the Market
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Six months after independent testing first raised the possibility that popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac) might break down into the powerful carcinogen n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), the FDA has asked for the removal of all ranitidine products from the market.

'Pink Eye' Often a Symptom of COVID-19
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Of 38 patients with COVID-19, a dozen also had pink eye (conjunctivitis), a new study found. In two patients, the coronavirus was present in both nasal and eye fluids.

EPA Didn’t Tell Residents About Gas Risks: Report
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

A new government report has rebuked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to tell residents about the health risks they face by living near facilities that release cancer-causing ethylene oxide gas.

Mild COVID-19 Often Only Shows Gastro Symptoms
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

In the new study, the research team tracked data from 206 patients with mild COVID-19. Nearly one-quarter (48) had digestive symptoms only, 69 displayed both digestive and respiratory symptoms, and 89 had respiratory symptoms only.

Medical Helpline Calls Soar as COVID-19 Spreads
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

The widespread fear has led thousands of people to call medical helplines rather than enter hospitals that are full of other sick people.

COVID-19 Deaths in Italy a Lesson for the US
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Italy was slow to enact social distancing orders following the first reports of COVID-19 cases in the country, a factor that experts believe may have played a part in how quickly coronavirus cases overwhelmed the nation's hospitals.

Coding for Coronavirus: NEW Guidance Replaces Rule of 1 Month Ago
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

CDC has taken the unprecedented step of introducing a new code for COVID-19 diagnoses, superseding guidance of just a month ago. Here's what you need to know to code and get paid.

Control of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes Guidelines (2020)
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

2020 guidelines on infection control and prevention of COVID-19 in nursing homes by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CM

Guidance on Obstetric COVID-19 (ISUOG, 2020)
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Guidance on the management of COVID-19 infection during pregnancy, childbirth, and the neonatal period, from the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

COVID-19: More Hydroxychloroquine Data From France
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Further promising data from the Marseille group on the impact of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients have been posted, but one French expert warns that doubts remain over the quality of the results.

Coronavirus on Fabric: What You Should Know
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

If you suspect you got too close for too long, or someone coughed on you, there’s no harm in changing your clothing and washing it right away, especially if there are hard surfaces like buttons and zippers where the virus might linger.

More Than 60 Doctors in Italy Have Died in COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Italy has been the country worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 10,000 deaths. Among them are 60 doctors and healthcare professionals.

More Than 60 Doctors in Italy Have Died in COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2020

Expert guidance comes from Chinese cardiology and infectious disease specialists on how to manage severe emergent cardiovascular disease during COVID-19.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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