Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surprisingly low Shanghai COVID death count spurs questions

Lu Muying died on April 1 in a government quarantine facility in Shanghai, with her family on the phone as doctors tried to resuscitate her. She had tested positive for COVID-19 in late March and was moved there in line with ...

Cardiology

5 elements to optimize treatment of in-hospital stroke

Although hospitalized patients are in a monitored environment, stroke evaluation and treatment are often delayed compared to patients arriving with a stroke at the emergency department, contributing to higher rates of morbidity ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prague COVID ward staff do away with protective suits

Doctors treating COVID patients at a Prague hospital have shed their once mandatory protective suits, claiming that bacteria clinging to their sleeves actually increased mortality.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress

Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and a staffing shortage due to the coronavirus.

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