Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 proning teams benefit from wound care specialist nurse

(HealthDay)—The inclusion of a certified wound and skin care nurse on a multiprofessional prone-positioning team significantly reduces the odds of pressure injuries developing in patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Getting back to sports after recovering from COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Folks who've had a tough case of COVID-19 shouldn't hit the gym for basketball or an aerobics class without getting checked out by their doctor first, according to the American College for Sports Medicine.

Medications

Mexico sees fake molnupiravir, 1 week after drug approved

Mexico said Friday it is already seeing black market or fake versions of molnupiravir circulating for sale, just one week after authorities approved the drug to treat those at risk of severe COVID-19.

Medications

Understanding the latest COVID-19 treatments

As the country set a record high for daily COVID-19 cases this week, new treatments like the Pfizer and Merck pills that help people avoid hospitalization couldn't come at a better time. For many, the approval of the new ...

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