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By Denise Baez NEW YORK - September 18, 2020 -- There is a high prevalence of hypokalaemia among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia, and is associated with disease severity and the need for invasive mechanical ventilation, according to a study published in the...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- September 17, 2020 -- High admission severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral load predicts mortality in hospitalised patients with and without cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Cell. Lars F. Westblade, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine...
A study published in JAMA Network Open found no association of cardiac events with azithromycin compared with amoxicillin, except among patients using other QT-prolonging drugs concurrently. “Although azithromycin is a safe therapy, clinicians should carefully consider its use among patients...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- September 15, 2020 -- An easy-to-use risk stratification score, dubbed the 4C (Coronavirus Clinical Characterisation Consortium) Mortality Score, can be used to accurately categorise patients hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as being at low,...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- September 15, 2020 -- The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has published evidence-based recommendations to assist clinicians, clinical laboratories, patients, and policymakers in decisions related to the optimal use of severe acute respiratory syndrome...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- September 7, 2020 -- Patients with hypertension who are hospitalised due to mild or moderate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can continue to safely take angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) while being...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- September 7, 2020 -- Outpatient care of normotensive patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is feasible, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress.

Results from the HOME-PE study showed that using...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- August 11, 2020 -- Patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax treated with ambulatory decompression management show significantly improved outcomes and reduced hospitalisation, although adverse events may be higher than standard care, according to a study...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- July 24, 2020 -- The bedside, ultrasound-guided Trocar technique for percutaneous cholecystostomy shows efficacy that is similar to the ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided Seldinger technique, with benefits including fewer complications requiring less time,...

CEPAGATTI, Italy -- July 19, 2020 -- Use of a machine-learning algorithm can identify patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who would benefit from treatment with hydroxychloroquine, according to a study presented at the Virtual Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and...

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