Tag: hospitals

Two Months Fighting COVID-19 in Wuhan

Timely, Preventive Treatment Key to Patient Outcomes After initially opening on February 1, Wang’s ward had several consecutive patients who had severe blood...

Cautionary Tale Spurs ‘World’s First’ COVID-19 Psychiatric Ward

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. There was no hand sanitizer on the hospital’s psychiatric ward for...

No Recommendations for COVID-19 Treatment for Now

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 14, 2020 –There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend any particular medication for treatment of...

Hospital Staff ‘Looking for Reasons to Make Trouble’ Amid COVID

Matching the surge in COVID-19 cases is a surge of healthcare workers who won’t speak to journalists for fear of losing their jobs. Why the...

No Treatment Guidance Yet, Staff ‘Create Problems’

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...

NEJM Remdesivir Article Divides Twitter

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 13, 2020 — New data published in the New England Journal of Medicine about the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir...

Post-Vent Mortality, Troponin for Triage

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...

Clinicians’ Choices Shouldn’t Be Judged

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 10, 2020 — Yesterday we celebrated the 12th birthday of my twins. We had a...

‘You Are the Heroes,’ Comedians Tell Clinicians, Part 2

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For Rob Corddry, a Daily Show alumnus and star of the HBO...

We Still Don’t Know How Many People Are in the Hospital With COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Late last month, Vice President Mike Pence sent a letter to...

PPE Arguments and Pandemic Prophecies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Personal protective equipment (PPE) was very much on the minds of...

Clinician Infections, Practice Rules Loosened

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...

NYC Hospitals Require In-Person Presence for Telehealth Work

A social worker in New York City was home, caring for his sick son, when the hospital at which he works ordered him to report...

Concerns for Clinicians Over 65 Grow in the Face of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. When Judith Salerno, MD, heard that New York was calling for...

Italian Doctors Denounce Failings in Lombardy Coronavirus Response

ROME (Reuters) – Doctors in Lombardy, the Italian region hardest hit by the coronavirus epidemic, have criticized local officials for their handling of the crisis...

coronavirus impact on india: Centre approves COVID-19 emergency package for states, UTs

NEW DELHI: The Centre has approved the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package aimed at boosting national and state health systems to support...

U.S. Docs Share Clinical Strategies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Over 7 days, Leora Horwitz, MD, admitted 58 patients for COVID rule-out—50...

Fears and Frustrations in the Healthcare Community

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 07, 2020 — The healthcare field is filled with many bright, compassionate souls. But...

Prehospital Stroke Triage System Shortens Time to Thrombectomy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Stockholm’s prehospital stroke triage system shortens the time to thrombectomy without prolonging the time to intravenous thrombolysis (IVT), researchers report....

Are Acute Stroke Patients Avoiding Emergency Care?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Neurologists across the country are reporting a substantial drop in the...

Noninvasive Ventilatory Support in COVID-19: Friend or Foe?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With intensive care units (ICUs) in numerous countries overwhelmed in the...

US Influenza Activity Dropping, but Hospitalizations Up, CDC Says

Influenza activity is decreasing in the United States, but hospitalization rates rose slightly, according to an April 3 report from the Centers for Disease Control...

Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted, Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate

Fred Royal, the Milwaukee head of the NAACP, walks empty streets near his home in a largely black neighborhood hit hard by the coronavirus. He...

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...

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...