FDA warns about risk for false negatives from Curative COVID test
January 6, 2021
A negative result from the Curative PCR test “does not rule out COVID-19 and should not be used as the sole basis for treatment or patient management decisions.
Pfizer vaccine data show 90% efficacy in early results
November 9, 2020
BTN162b2, a messenger RNA–based vaccine candidate that requires two doses, is being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech SE.
COVID-19 transforms medical education: No ‘back to normal’
October 20, 2020
“We’re now thinking outside of the typical education model,” Dr. Tiffany Murano said.
Optimal sedation strategies for COVID-19 ICU patients: A work in progress
October 7, 2020
“Clinicians should consider using adjuvant agents to limit opioid exposure and improve pain scores in the critically ill,” Dr. Steven B. Greenberg said.
COVID-19 airway management: Expert tips on infection control
September 24, 2020
“We will always observe standard precautions, which include hand hygiene, gloves, hair and eye cover, medical mask, and face shield,” Dr. Charles Griffis said.
Noninvasive ventilation: Options and cautions for patients with COVID-19
September 18, 2020
“When you are intubating someone, whether they have COVID-19 or not, you are in the belly of the beast.”
Famotidine associated with benefits in hospitalized COVID patients in another trial
August 25, 2020
“The mechanism of exactly how famotidine works has yet to be proven,” lead study author Jeffrey F. Mather said.
Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials launching in July, expert says
June 30, 2020
“The good news is that the new coronavirus is relatively stable,” Dr. Paul A. Offit said.
Skin patterns of COVID-19 vary widely
June 29, 2020
“There’s a lot that we still don’t know, and some patterns are going to be outliers,” Dr. Christine Ko said.
Inside Mercy’s mission to care for non-COVID patients in Los Angeles
June 24, 2020
“We went into it with expectations of, ‘We’ll treat as many patients as you need us to take,” Commander Erin Blevins recalled.