Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Perception of not returning to full health common after COVID-19

More than 60 percent of patients with COVID-19 feel that they have not returned to full health at a median 75 days after diagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 8 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Cardiology

Chest pain risk assessment may reduce treatment disparities

The use of a standardized tool for assessing the risk of serious outcomes in patients with chest pain was associated with women at high risk receiving comparable care to men, according to new research published in the Annals ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Home health care improves COVID-19 outcomes

Survivors of COVID-19 are a vulnerable population who often have health ramifications from their illness and hospital stay. Upon returning home from acute care, large proportions of survivors experience functional dependencies, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lack of knowledge barrier to prone positioning use in ARDS

(HealthDay)—Lack of knowledge is one of the barriers to use of prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a feature of severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in the Annals of ...

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