Ten changes that could keep clinicians in the workforce in a pandemic
December 2, 2021
Doctors make checklist of low-cost action items to start addressing a wave of providers leaving medicine.
Short-acting opioids needed for withdrawal in U.S. hospitals, say experts
November 23, 2021
The short-acting drugs can complement methadone and buprenorphine to help patients get faster relief and help patients stay in the hospital to help with long-term management, say the authors of a new commentary.
In and out surgeries become the norm during pandemic
October 29, 2021
The number of same-day discharges has grown for various surgeries but it’s not always the right or the preferred choice, experts say.
Even one vaccinated member can cut family’s COVID risk
October 14, 2021
Study findings may be particularly welcome in regions of the world where vaccination rates are very low, according to investigators.
HEPA filters may clean SARS-CoV-2 from the air: Study
October 11, 2021
"Airborne SARS-CoV-2 was detected in the ward on all five days before activation of air/UV filtration, but on none of the five days when the air/UV filter was operational."
Antibody cocktail reduces chance of developing COVID
October 4, 2021
“This is the first long-acting combination of monoclonal antibodies that represents a potential new option to augment COVID-19 prevention.”
Remdesivir sharply cuts COVID hospitalization risk, Gilead says
September 23, 2021
An RCT evaluated the efficacy and safety of a 3-day course of intravenous remdesivir in an analysis of 562 nonhospitalized patients at high risk for disease progression.
Another COVID-19 patient to get ivermectin after court order
September 1, 2021
Dr. Wagshul accused the CDC and FDA of engaging in a “conspiracy” to prevent ivermectin’s use.
COVID-clogged ICUs ‘terrify’ those with chronic or emergency illness
September 1, 2021
"We are playing musical chairs with 100 people and 10 chairs. When the music stops, what happens?"
Time to positivity doesn’t predict mortality in bloodstream infections with enterococci
August 26, 2021
The researchers found no significant association between risk for death and time to positivity with bloodstream infections with E faecalis, VSEfm, or VREfm, or its cutoffs.