Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute kidney injury common in COVID-19 patients at NYC hospital

(HealthDay)—Patients admitted to a New York City hospital with COVID-19 faced major morbidity and mortality, with 78.0 percent of those admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) developing acute kidney injury, according ...

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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Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus on pandemic patients. But a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical ...

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