Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations made for PPE use by HCPs in COVID-19 care

(HealthDay)—In guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, recommendations are presented for personal protective equipment (PPE) use by health care providers (HCP) in caring for suspected or known COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IDSA issues rapid guidelines for treatment of COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In rapid guidelines issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), recommendations are presented for the treatment and management of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Oncology & Cancer

Guidance issued for breast cancer care during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In guidance issued by the COVID-19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium, recently accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, recommendations are presented for prioritizing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines on caring for ICU patients with COVID-19

An international team including McMaster University researchers has come together to issue guidelines for health-care workers treating intensive care unit (ICU) patients with COVID-19.

Cardiology

Heart attack patients who follow more guidelines live longer

Patients who followed more medical advice after a heart attack were more likely to survive years after their heart attack. Their prospects improved with every additional recommendation they followed, according to new research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidance developed for providing quality STD care

(HealthDay)—In a report published in the Jan. 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, recommendations are presented for providing quality sexually transmitted ...

Health

USPSTF recommends behavioral counseling for STI prevention

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends behavioral counseling for sexually active adolescents and for adults with increased sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk. These recommendations form the basis ...

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