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A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, published in the journal Stroke, states that central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a medical emergency and systems of care should evolve to prioritise early recognition and triage of CRAO to emergency medical attention. The...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorisation (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The EUA allows the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine to be...
A new real-time tool is an efficient and effective clinical decision support system to guide frontline clinicians through the diagnostic evaluation of persons under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and when it’s safe to discontinue precautions. The COVID Risk Calculator...
The Computerized Adaptive Screen for Suicidal Youth (CASSY) tool, designed to be used in emergency rooms, can reliably predict a youth suicide attempt within 3 months, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. In an independent validation cohort that included 2,754 adolescents, of which...
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospitalisation and case fatality rates in pregnant patients were significantly higher compared with similarly aged adults in Washington State with COVID-19, according to a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Among 240 pregnant...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- February 1, 2021 -- Using the Rothman Index (RI) acuity score at the time of admission can identify patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who are susceptible to rapid deterioration, according to a study presented at the Virtual 50th Annual Meeting of...

By Walter Alexander

NEW YORK -- December 8, 2020 -- Compared with the general black population in California, black patients with sickle cell disease who became infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have higher rates of COVID-19 death, according to a study presented at the...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 19, 2020 -- Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) was frequently diagnosed in patients hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who underwent imaging due to elevated D-Dimer levels; however, there was considerable overlap of peak D-Dimer values

By Ed Susman

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- November 19, 2020 -- When patients who are experiencing asthma exacerbation present at the emergency department, they frequently do not receive guideline-directed treatment, education, or medication, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2020...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 10, 2020 -- Treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors does not appear to be a risk factor for contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a study presented at the Virtual 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (...

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