Parental refusal of neonatal therapy a growing problem
July 29, 2020
Many parents who refuse preventive neonatal medications do not fully grasp what risks they are accepting by avoiding a recommended medication.
MIS-C is a serious immune-mediated response to COVID-19 infection
July 28, 2020
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is still a moving target because there is much still to learn about it.
Men occupy most leadership roles in medicine
July 24, 2020
In pediatrics, a specialty where approximately 70% of physicians are now women, there has been progress, according to an expert.
Low-dose prasugrel preserves efficacy but lowers bleeding in elderly
July 23, 2020
In an ISAR-REACT 5 substudy of elderly ACS patients, low-dose prasugrel was favored over ticagrelor.
Acute EVALI remains a diagnosis of exclusion
July 22, 2020
For patients suspected of EVALI, COVID-19 testing should be part of the work-up, according to an expert.
Used together, troponin and coronary calcium improve CV risk assessment
July 20, 2020
Cardiovascular disease risk is more accurately assessed when troponin and coronary calcium are both assessed.
Restriction of Foley catheters in older trauma patients improved outcomes
June 8, 2020
Strict criteria to limit Foley catheters in older trauma patients reduced infection rates and speed discharge.
Case reports illustrate heterogeneity of skin manifestations in COVID patients
May 5, 2020
Any health professional is invited to submit cases of COVID-19–associated dermatoses to a registry set up by the American Academy of Dermatology.
Pulmonary embolism treatment teams adopted widely for complex disease
November 20, 2019
NEW YORK – The challenge of pulmonary embolism is being increasingly addressed with dedicated teams.
Automated ventilation outperformed nurses in post-op cardiac care
October 13, 2019
MADRID – Automated mechanical ventilation keeps post-op patients in safe breathing zones better than nurses.