Tag: intensive care unit (icu)

Israel Seeing Mortality Decline in Vaccinated Age Group

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Three weeks after Israel started giving second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech...

Kids in ICU for COVID Are Likely to be Older, Black, Have Asthma

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Little has been known about children sick enough with COVID-19 to...

California Keeps Key Virus Data Out of Public Sight

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has from the...

Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Full-dose anticoagulation was superior to low, prophylactic doses in reducing the...

ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job

Cleavon Gilman, MD, 41, has had a speech impediment since he was young. He has trouble with certain sounds, such the “st” in “stutter.” That’s...

California Bypasses Tough Nurse Care Rules Amid Virus Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nerissa Black was already having a hard...

How One Health System Balances COVID Surge, Vaccination Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths reach new highs nationally, one...

California Hits Record COVID-19 Deaths as New Variant Found

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County surpassed 10,000 deaths from...

Scant Risk for SARS-CoV-2 From Hospital Air

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Everywhere they look within hospitals, researchers find RNA from SARS-CoV-2 in...

Black Doctor Dies of COVID After Alleging Subpar Treatment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. “This is how Black people get killed.” These are some of...

Hand Hygiene in Pediatric ICUs: Identifying Areas for Improvement

A multidisciplinary team seeking to measure compliance with hand hygiene (HH) practices in pediatric ICUs across Europe found compliance was comparable and relatively high among...

‘Nine Months Into It, the Adrenaline Is Gone and It’s Exhausting’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In March, during the first week of the San Francisco Bay...

California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care as Virus Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift...

COVID-19 ‘Far More Serious’ Than Flu, Inpatient Data Confirm

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. About twice as many patients were admitted to hospitals in France...

Two Twins, Different COVID-19 Trajectories

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Twin brothers in Italy developed symptoms of COVID-19 on the same...

California County Urges Hospitals to Halt Elective Surgeries

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top health official in California’s third-largest...

COVID-19 Survivor Writes Thank-You Note to 116 Medical Workers

A New Yorker who spent a month in a coma with COVID-19 has written a thank-you note to 116 health care workers who helped him...

Anesthesiologists Try to Stop CRNAs From Practicing Independently

The battle lines between anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists are being drawn even sharper as both sides respond to the possibility that Medicare will allow the...

COVID-19 Pneumonia Paper Earns Expression of Concern

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers in China have received an expression of concern for a...

Renowned Interventional Cardiologist Dies of COVID-19

The interventional cardiology community is mourning the loss of Prof Anthony “Tony” Gershlick, MBBS, who died November 20 of COVID-19. He was 69. Gershlick was...

COVID-19 Threatens to Overwhelm Canada’s Health System

WINNIPEG (Reuters) – In July, the Canadian province of Manitoba went two weeks without a single new case of COVID-19. Theaters and casinos reopened and...

Cardiac Arrest in COVID-19 Pandemic: ‘Survival is Possible’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United...

Situation ‘Dire’ as COVID Spike in West, Midwest Worsens: Experts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Coronavirus infections are expected to continue to climb in the upper...

Med Student’s Cardiac Crisis a COVID-Era Medical Mystery

Medical student Ramya Yeleti after her incredible recovery. Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Within minutes of...

‘Landmark’ Study Pushed Detection of Covert Consciousness in TBI

Compelling advances in the ability to detect signs of consciousness in unconscious patients who have experienced traumatic brain injury (TBI) are leading to unprecedented changes...