Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Economists develop computer model for coronavirus measures

How do the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus crisis impact the economy? What measures are suitable to minimize the number of people infected and killed by SARS-CoV-2? And how are these two dynamics related? Academics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fatigue with social distancing poses virus containment challenge

Psychological fatigue with social distancing is emerging as a major challenge for curbing a pandemic now into its eight month. That's especially so among young adults who are less fearful of the coronavirus, and suffer greater ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emerging viral diseases causing serious issues in west Africa

In a new study, researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus call attention to the emergence of mosquito-borne viral outbreaks in West Africa, such as dengue ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 tool warns relaxing rules may increase deaths

A new tool designed to help state and local officials estimate the effects of social distancing and other public health interventions used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND ...

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Curbing the rising toll of adults with complex care needs

Data show that the number of people with clinically complex health and social needs is growing. Programs designed to support these adults have fallen short and the healthcare system is becoming overtaxed by these "super-utilizers".

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COVID-19 pandemic puts children with disabilities at significant risk

Health officials around the world agree that the vast majority of children have avoided the global scourge of COVID-19. But the pandemic's social and economic consequences have already begun to affect the most vulnerable ...

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Accidental IV dislodgement reported to be very common

(HealthDay)—Clinicians perceive accidental dislodgement of intravenous (IV) devices to be a common occurrence, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access.

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