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Large Study Finds Inequities in Telemedicine During COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

Study Authors: Lauren A. Eberly, Michael J. Kallan, et al.; Sarah Koch, Liv Yoon, Bieke Gils
Target Audience and Goal Statement: All physicians
The goal of this study was to examine patient characteristics associated with telemedicine...
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People in their 30s and 40s are in intensive care with Covid - consultant

People in their 30s and 40s are in intensive care with Covid - consultant

1 month ago   |   By Wales online

Dr David Southern, a critical care consultant, said that hospital staff were having to delay moving patients into intensive care there was so many needing it
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COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

Should patients hospitalized for COVID-19 routinely receive extra anticoagulation or go home with a course of antithrombotics?
The first randomized controlled trial data are still emerging, leaving those questions to the realm...
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Nearly 1 in 4 hospitalized patients with HF, COVID-19 die

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Patients with HF and COVID-19 had high risk for complications, with nearly 1 in 4 dying during hospitalization, researchers reported.
“Patients with heart failure have lower reserve, in general, than people without severe cardiovascular disease, and they are at increased risk from many respiratory infections, including influenza,” Scott D. Solomon, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and senior physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, told Healio. “In addition, patients with cardiovascular disease, in general, appear to be at greater risk for
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