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

Roche wins US clearance for virus treatment test

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche said Thursday the US authorities had given it emergency clearance for a test identifying patients most at risk of a dangerous immune response to coronavirus infection.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ABCDE bundle can reduce ventilation time for ICU patients

(HealthDay)—Use of the awakening and breathing coordination, delirium monitoring/management, and early mobility (ABCDE) bundle can reduce ventilation time for patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: the importance of ventilation

Using laser light techniques, UvA physicists and medical researchers have found that small cough droplets, potentially containing virus particles, can float in the air in a room for many minutes, especially when the room ...

Medications

Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—There seems to be no significant difference between a five- and 10-day course of remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19 not requiring mechanical ventilation, according to a study published online May 27 ...

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