Tag: ventilator

Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Found in Texas and DC

The CDC has reported two clusters of Candida auris infections resistant to all anti-fungal medications in long-term care facilities in 2021. Because these pan-resistant infections...

Schools Requiring Masks Had Lower Infection Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As face mask rules are loosened across the nation, a new...

10 Reasons Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Appears Airtight

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The scientific evidence for airborne transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus from different researchers...

Prolonged Prone-Position Ventilation Feasible in ARDS

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Prolonged prone position ventilation (PPV) was feasible and “relatively safe” in a retrospective single-center study. “Despite compelling evidence supporting the...

Scarce COVID-19 Resources Demand That Competitors Share

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. During surges in COVID-19 infections, the lack of regional, statewide, and...

The List of Retracted COVID-19 Papers Is up to 33

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. To the list of COVID-19 papers that have been retracted so...

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...

FDA Expands Use of Remdesivir for COVID-19 Treatment

August 31, 2020 — The Federal Drug Administration has broadened its emergency use authorization for the anti-viral drug remdesivir to include all hospitalized coronavirus patients,...

Covid-19 and Medicine’s Misguided Romance With Machines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   As Covid-19 began to lay siege to New York City’s...

WHO Plans to Address Airborne COVID-19 Transmission

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing a scientific brief to...

COVID-19 Blood Test Might Predict Who Will Need a Ventilator

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A blood test may predict which COVID-19 patients are likely...

Hospitals Turn to Online Matchmakers to Swap Supplies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Facing shortages of protective equipment, two New England hospital systems tried...

Trending Clinical Topic: Ventilators

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 16, 2020 — Controversy has emerged regarding the treatment of certain patients with severe COVID-19....

In Syria rebel stronghold, building makeshift ventilators to fight virus

IDLIB, Syria (Reuters) – A team of volunteers in Syria have cobbled together prototypes of a ventilator and a testing machine – homemade equipment to...

Vent Debate Continues, Screening for Taste/Smell

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...

MD Fraud Charge, Coronavirus Case Estimates

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...

Hydroxychloroquine RCT Data, Furloughs and Layoffs

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...

Only Some Cases Are Like Severe ADRS

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. More details on the “remarkable combination” of distinctive features seen in...

Oncologists Need to Advocate for Scarce COVID-19 Resources: ASCO

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic forces rationing of ventilators, intensive care beds,...

Ventilator Made From Ambulance Resuscitation Bags

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — With a sudden need for more ventilators due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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...

Alabama Alters COVID-19 Vent Policy After Complaints

Alabama agreed to a revision of its COVID-19 ventilator policy soon after a federal civil rights agency began investigating complaints that the state’s COVID-19 ventilator...

COVID-19 Ventilation Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020)

  What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 07, 2020 — Ventilation clinical practice guidelines in adults with COVID-19 were released...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

April 8, 2020 — If ventilators get scarce in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, which patients will get one of these life-saving machines? Who...

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...