Tag: hospital

Some Hospitalized COVID Patients Develop Seizures

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 can harm multiple organs in the body, including the brain. Now, a new study says some hospitalized...

Women Less Likely to Get Life-Saving Heart Treatments

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Women who are resuscitated from cardiac arrest are less likely to receive two common treatments once they arrive...

COVID Has Southern California ICU Capacity at Zero

Dec. 18, 2020 — ICU capacity dipped to zero in Southern California’s 11 counties on Thursday, according to the California Department of Public Health, as...

States’ Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. College students Colin Berg (left), Connor Dreher and Brady Bowman stroll...

New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions

Picosecond and nanosecond lasers are far more effective for treating individual lentigines, compared with other types of devices, but ultrashort pulses carry a higher risk...

What We’ve Learned About Treating COVID

Sept. 10, 2020 — This past spring, health care providers at hospitals around the country scrambled to treat people who were critically ill with a...

Permanent Nerve Damage for Some COVID-19 Survivors

But he and his colleagues suspect something about COVID-19 infection itself makes nerves more vulnerable to damage. Among the possible triggers: the increased inflammatory state...

Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Inflammation, lack of oxygen may play a part For one, Goldstein pointed out that all 10 of the patients who experienced delirium...

Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

July 9, 2020 — As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected...

Big Surprise Medical Bills for COVID Survivors

        Average out-of-pocket spending for these respiratory hospitalizations was $1,961 for patients with cheaper high-deductible plans versus $1,653 for patients...

coronavirus treatment cost: Your insurance may not pay for significant part of hospital treatment for coronavirus

A mediclaim-type health insurance policy generally does not cover the cost of most consumables used in the treatment of a disease or condition in a...

Every Obituary Deserves to Be Read

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 20, 2020 — I am looking outside my window on a Sunday evening. The day was...

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 5: Facing Deployment

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 09, 2020 — Bolted awake at 5 AM again today with the same sense of...