Tag: HCoV-OC43

COVID-19 Less Severe in Children, Yet Questions for Peds Remain

FROM JAMA PEDIATRICS COVID-19 is less severe in children, compared with adults, early data suggest. “Yet many questions remain, especially regarding the effects on children...

Iranian Doctors ‘Dance’ to Defy Coronavirus

 What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — If it weren’t for Dr Mohammad Molaei, a radiologist in Qom, Iran, who...

Proposed Treatment Guidelines for the COVID-19 Era

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — In light of the rapid changes affecting cancer clinics due to the COVID-19...

Hospitals Struggle, Revisiting Vent Protocols

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Might COVID-19 Meld Public Health With Clinical Medicine?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Clinical medicine at its base is “one patient, one physician, one moment, one...

Is Protocol-Driven COVID-19 Ventilation Doing More Harm Than Good?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in the COVID-19 trenches are beginning to question whether standard...

HHS Report Details Severe Challenges US Hospitals Facing

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Hospitals across the country encountered severe challenges as the first wave...

Trending Clinical Topic: SARS-CoV-2

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 –New research and information regarding severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the...

Inside a COVID-19 ICU: ‘I’m Terrified’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nothing in her nearly 30-year nursing career prepared Gina for what...

COVID-19 Linked to Multiple Cardiovascular Presentations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s becoming clear that COVID-19 infection can involve the cardiovascular system...

Not All Biologics Compromise the Immune System

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The biologics used to treat conditions such as asthma, chronic hives,...

‘We Are Winning Some of These Battles’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 —This column was adapted from a Twitter thread, with permission. I saw my first...

‘Brutal’ Plan to Restrict Palliative Radiation During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A major comprehensive cancer center at the epicenter of the New York...

Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement

Patients who experience a rapid response to cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a greater likelihood of sustained improvement, new research...

COVID-19 Exposes Potential Gaps in PPE Training, Effectiveness

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With COVID-19 case numbers exploding, an overshadowed aspect of the personal...

Ventilator Protocols Questioned, Physician Rights

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about...

Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Some clinicians and patients alike are uneasy about recent guidance for...

Neurologic Symptoms and COVID-19: What’s Known, What Isn’t

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the...

AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry to Collect Data on CV Outcomes

The American Heart Association (AHA) has developed a COVID-19 cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry to collect cardiovascular-focused data and provide insights into care and adverse...

Doctor With COVID-19 Recovering After Treatment, “Lot of Luck”

Dr Alberto Bassi, a 62-year-old Italian dermatologist, was still hospitalized in the town of Castel San Giovanni in Piacenza, Italy, and on oxygen when he...

Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized...

Silence Over Safety? Muzzling Clinicians a Public Health Issue

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 has caused battle lines to be drawn. But they’re not...

Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

Scientists and clinicians across the globe have responded to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with a huge, high-quality global research effort to find a treatment for...

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. We should expect more deaths from COVID-19 than previously predicted, leaders...