Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lower oxygen target does not cut deaths in respiratory failure

(HealthDay)—For adult patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, mortality is similar with a lower- or higher-oxygenation target, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lack of knowledge barrier to prone positioning use in ARDS

(HealthDay)—Lack of knowledge is one of the barriers to use of prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a feature of severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in the Annals of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long-term effects of COVID-19 and support to cope

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the public health messaging concerned flattening the curve, helping to prevent disease and lighten the load on hospitals caring for the sickest patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When COVID-19 symptoms won't go away

When Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale Medicine launched a program for patients with lingering COVID-19 symptoms, physicians expected they would mainly see those who had been seriously ill.

Cardiology

Quality over quantity in recovering language after stroke

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that intensive therapy is not necessarily best when it comes to treating the loss of language and communication in early recovery after a stroke.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How physical therapists can aid COVID-19 patients' recovery after ICU

At least half of all patients who survive treatment in an intensive care unit will experience at least one of a triad of problems associated with post-intensive care syndrome, or PICS, and this may be true for people recovering ...

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