Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors linked to severe COVID-19 in children identified

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 generally causes mild disease in children, with 8 percent of children requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission, according to a study published online June 25 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

Oncology & Cancer

Treatment plan helps keep young cancer patients home 

An Australian program that avoids hospital admission for some young cancer patients with a fever is helping to ease pressure on the UK health system during the COVID-19 crisis. The AUS-rule system, now published in E Clinical ...

Medical research

Indigenous ICU patients suffer in long term

Rigorous follow-up of Indigenous patients recovering from critical illness, particularly those who have discharged themselves from hospital, is essential, a new Medical Journal of Australia paper says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Burden of severe COVID-19 high in California, Washington state

(HealthDay)—For residents of California and Washington with COVID-19, the length of hospital stay and intensive care unit (ICU) admission are high, according to a study published online May 22 in The BMJ.

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