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Is Protocol-Driven COVID-19 Ventilation Doing More Harm Than Good?

9 minutit 33 sekundit tagasi
'This is a kind of disease in which you don't have to follow the protocol — you have to follow the physiology. Unfortunately many doctors...cannot think outside the protocol,' said Dr. Luciano Gattinoni.
Medscape Medical News

Pilates Tied to Improved CV Health in Young Obese Women

3 tundi 9 minutit tagasi
After 12 weeks of mat Pilates, obese young women with high blood pressure lost body fat and had significantly improved blood pressure compared with those who didn't participate.
Medscape Medical News

Do COVID-19 Vent Protocols Need a Second Look?

21 tundi 27 minutit tagasi
How what Cameron Kyle-Sidell, MD, saw in an NYC ICU prompted him to re-examine COVID-19 ventilator protocols

Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

21 tundi 27 minutit tagasi
'You wouldn't send a soldier into battle wearing a bathing suit,' said one society CEO. 'We're asking for the same thing.'
Medscape Medical News

The Week That Wasn't in COVID-19: Elon Musk, 'Pandemic' Scientist

21 tundi 27 minutit tagasi
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.

Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

6 aprill, 2020 - 01:14
Measures to separate mothers with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 from their newborns are not evidence-based and risk harming infants, experts say.
Medscape Medical News

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

4 aprill, 2020 - 19:06
IDSA leaders warn the US mortality rate will likely climb above previous estimate and unwinding of COVID-19 pandemic will not be fast.
Medscape Medical News

Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages

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

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

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

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

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

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

Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

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?

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?

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

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

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.
News Alerts

Is Your Practice Ready for a COVID-19 Case?

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

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