Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mortality decreased for COVID-19 ICU patients over time

(HealthDay)—For adults with COVID-19-related critical illness admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), mortality has decreased over time, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IgG level in convalescent plasma affects COVID-19 death risk

(HealthDay)—For patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and not receiving mechanical ventilation, the risk for death is reduced with transfusion of plasma with higher versus lower levels of anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome ...