Patients with diabetes more likely to be hospitalized, especially with foot infection
August 9, 2021
Participants with diabetes faced a 67% increased risk of infection-related hospitalization, compared with those without diabetes.
Simple risk assessment predicts post-PCI ischemic events
June 15, 2021
Determining if PCI patients have just one or more guideline-based risk features predicts their odds of ischemic events, and can be used to tailor antiplatelet therapy, suggests a real-world analysis.
Cortisol levels on COVID-19 admission may be a marker of severity
June 23, 2020
Those with COVID-19 do appear to mount a stress response to the infection, and cortisol levels on admission to hospital can help determine the prognosis, say UK researchers.
COVID-19: Experts hasten to head off mental health crisis
April 23, 2020
Across the two surveys, respondents’ primary concern was anxiety, which was cited in 750 responses.
Obesity link to severe COVID-19, especially in patients aged under 60
April 17, 2020
Data suggest obesity is twice as likely to result in hospitalization for COVID-19 and can significantly increase the likelihood of a patient ending up in intensive care.
First protocol on how to use lung ultrasound to triage COVID-19
April 9, 2020
Lung ultrasound is not yet universally accepted as a tool for diagnosing pneumonia in the context of COVID-19 and triaging patients.
Top 10 must-dos in ICU in COVID-19 include prone ventilation
March 31, 2020
One expert involved in the development of the first international guidelines on the management of critically ill patients with COVID-19 highlights the essential recommendations and explains the rationale behind prone ventilation.