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Prevalence of patients “at risk of malnutrition” and nutritional routines among surgical and non-surgical patients at a large university hospital during the years 2008-2018

14 days ago   |   By Clinical Nutrition

Being “at risk of malnutrition”, which includes both malnutrition and the risk to be so, is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in both surgical and non-surgical patients. Several strategies and guidelines have been introduced to prevent and treat this, but the effects are scarcely investigated. This study aims to evaluate the long-term effects of these efforts by examining trends concerning: 1) the prevalence of patients «at risk of malnutrition» and 2) the use of nutritional support and diagnostic coding related to malnutrition over an 11-year period in a large university...
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Teens Are Rarely Hospitalized With Covid, but Cases Can Be Severe

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

Adolescents were hospitalized with Covid three times as often as with flu, researchers reported. Nearly one-third wound up in I.C.U.s.
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Inpatient hospitalization, mortality high among patients with cancer, COVID-19

Inpatient hospitalization, mortality high among patients with cancer, COVID-19

14 days ago   |   By Healio

Patients with cancer who contracted COVID-19 had high risk for inpatient hospital admission and death, according to study results presented during the virtual ASCO Annual Meeting.
Only one-quarter of patients admitted to the ICU received invasive mechanical ventilation, preliminary findings from the longitudinal NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study showed.
“COVID-19 in patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies undergoing active therapy is associated with poor outcomes, including a high risk inpatient mortality,” Alok A. Khorana, MD, professor of
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EULAR offers ‘reassuring' COVID-19 recommendations for rheumatology population

EULAR offers ‘reassuring' COVID-19 recommendations for rheumatology population

14 days ago   |   By Healio

Individuals with rheumatic, autoimmune or musculoskeletal diseases are not at increased risk of acquiring SARS-CoV-2, according to one of the authors of the EULAR COVID-19 recommendations who addressed the EULAR 2021 Congress.
The presentation pertained to the second iteration of the recommendations for individuals with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases .
“We started with the premise that patients with RMDs in general do not have higher risk when it comes to COVID-19,” Robert B.M. Landewé, MD, PhD, of the department of rheumatology and clinical immunology at the
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CDC: Worrisome Spike in Younger Teens' COVID Hospitalizations

CDC: Worrisome Spike in Younger Teens' COVID Hospitalizations

14 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Younger teens may not be as likely to have severe COVID-19 as adults, but their hospitalization rates spiked early this year and left a large proportion in critical care, according to CDC COVID-NET surveillance data.
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CDC Director Urges Parents Get Their Teens Vaccinated

CDC Director Urges Parents Get Their Teens Vaccinated

14 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

According to a new CDC study, hospitalizations for teens with COVID-19 increased in March and April
As states continue to urge Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19 - with many going as far as to offer cruises , guns , and even $1 million in cash - the CDC is now urging parents to vaccinate their teens, especially following the release of a new study showing increased hospitalizations among adolescents with COVID-19.
“I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who required treatment in intensive care units or...
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C.D.C. Says Child Covid Hospitalizations Are Rare, but More Frequent Than Flu

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

The findings run counter to claims that influenza is more threatening to children than Covid-19 is.
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COVID-19 hospitalization rate increases among adolescents

COVID-19 hospitalization rate increases among adolescents

14 days ago   |   By Healio

The COVID-19 hospitalization rate for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years in the United States rose in recent months following declines in January and February, according to data reported today in MMWR.
According to the report, weekly COVID-19-related hospitalizations per 100,000 adolescents peaked at 2.1 in early January 2021, declined to 0.6 in mid-March, but rose to 1.3 in April.
Of the 204 adolescents included in the new report who were “likely hospitalized primarily for COVID-19” in the first 3 months of 2021, 31.4% were admitted to the ICU and 4.9% required invasive mechanical
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