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Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages

Medscape uudised - 3 aprill, 2020 - 00:59
Orders shot up exponentially in March for sedatives such as fentanyl, propofol, and midazolam — and order fill rates are dropping.
Medscape Medical News

Case Fatality Rate for COVID-19 Near 1.4%, Increases With Age

Medscape uudised - 1 aprill, 2020 - 00:17
The case fatality rate among persons aged 80 years or older is close to 8%, authors of new study estimate.
Medscape Medical News

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: Common, Complex, and Real

Medscape uudised - 31 märts, 2020 - 21:16
New guidance helps all clinicians in their approach to this multifaceted condition.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Abortion Access Shifting in Some States Amid COVID-19

Medscape uudised - 31 märts, 2020 - 21:16
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.
Medscape Medical News

Endocrine Society Annual Meeting to Proceed Online in June

Medscape uudised - 31 märts, 2020 - 21:16
The meeting is now scheduled for June 8-22, 2020; the content will include a mix of on-demand and live sessions with clinical and basic science content.
Medscape Medical News

Topol: US Betrays Healthcare Workers in Coronavirus Disaster

Medscape uudised - 31 märts, 2020 - 02:55
Many US healthcare workers started this year already suffering from burnout, but the worst was yet to come.
Medscape

Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

Medscape uudised - 27 märts, 2020 - 19:23
COVID-19 has caused medical conferences to be canceled this spring. Some regular attendees are expressing relief. Will this disruption lead to lasting changes?
Medscape Medical News

Do Patients on Meds Become Complacent About Lifestyle?

Medscape uudised - 27 märts, 2020 - 19:23
Dr JoAnn Manson highlights a study looking at whether patients view medications as substitutes for a healthy lifestyle.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

How Long Is It Safe to Delay Gynecologic Cancer Surgery?

Medscape uudised - 27 märts, 2020 - 04:16
Many health systems have defined which surgeries they consider permissible during the pandemic, typically by using time parameters (days/weeks/hours) by which a patient would not be caused harm.
Medscape Medical News

Antibody Screening Urged Before, During Pregnancy for Women With Autoimmune Thyroid Disorder

Medscape uudised - 26 märts, 2020 - 16:12
Women with a history of autoimmune thyroid disorder should be screened for thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TSH-R-Abs) before and during pregnancy, authors of a case study advise.
Reuters Health Information

EpiPens May Malfunction, Delaying Life-Saving Med, FDA Warns

Medscape uudised - 25 märts, 2020 - 22:10
Epinephrine auto-injectors could potentially have delayed injections or fail to inject as intended as a result of device design issues or operator error, the FDA warns.
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Is Your Practice Ready for a COVID-19 Case?

Medscape uudised - 25 märts, 2020 - 16:09
Many practices may have to adjust their operations, if they haven’t already.
Medscape Reader Polls

FDA Move Opens Door to Biosimilar Insulins, Other Biologics

Medscape uudised - 24 märts, 2020 - 16:02
In a historic shift, FDA transitions regulatory pathway for insulin and other biologics, meaning products deemed 'biosimilar' will be able to compete more easily with brands, in theory lowering prices.
Medscape Medical News

All Hands on Deck: Advice for Diabetes Care During COVID-19 in UK

Medscape uudised - 23 märts, 2020 - 15:58
Pregnant women with diabetes and those with diabetic foot are the only patients UK physicians want to see in person during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Medscape Medical News

Should Docs Stop Providing Routine Care in the Era of COVID-19?

Medscape uudised - 21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
Kids should receive the usual vaccines on time, but adult vaccines can wait, experts say. Many follow-up visits can be conducted via telehealth. Elective surgeries should be delayed.
Medscape Medical News

COVID-19 and PPE: Some of Us Will Die

Medscape uudised - 21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
A storm is coming, and the new fear is the shortage of personal protective equipment, warns John Mandrola, MD, of the COVID19 pandemic as some hospitals bar physicians from complaining.
Medscape

Fixing the ED Goes Beyond 'Up or Out'

Medscape uudised - 21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
Dr Gina Siddiqui speaks with Dr Robert Glatter about her recent New York Times essay detailing a typical day in the emergency department.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Match Sets New Record, Celebrations Muted by COVID-19

Medscape uudised - 20 märts, 2020 - 21:37
A record 40,084 US and international applicants listed program choices for 37,256 positions, the most ever offered in the Match.
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GPs Need Better Education on All Symptoms of PCOS, Say Patients

Medscape uudised - 19 märts, 2020 - 18:30
Survey of women with polycystic ovary syndrome shows it is often trivialized by GPs as only a fertility problem and long-term consequences of the condition are infrequently discussed.
Medscape Medical News

'Like a Coin Flip': Assay Denies Some Cancer Patients New Drug

Medscape uudised - 17 märts, 2020 - 18:21
The test that determines the eligibility of breast cancer patients to receive atezolizumab is like flipping a coin in terms of accuracy, says a critic. The manufacturer, Roche, says it is effective.
Medscape Medical News