Scabies in old age.

This article reviews the diagnosis and treatment of scabies and the strategies for managing outbreaks with special reference to older patients. PMID: 31732810 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Z Gerontol Geriatr Source Type: research

Related Links:

Liu Zhiming is the eighth frontline health-care worker to die from COVID-19, and hundreds more have been infected.
Source: The Scientist - Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news
There are several practical points critical care professionals need to know to be prepared in the face of this rapidly evolving outbreak, speakers said at the Critical Care Congress.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Whiplash injuries account for approximately 70% of all injuries leading to disability, induced by modern vehicle crashes. Females are at greater risk for sustaining whiplash injuries than males, which may be attributable to differences in the physiology of...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Four members of same family die during self-quarantine at centre of outbreak in WuhanA Chinese film director, his sister, mother and father have all died from the coronavirus, the latest high-profile victims of the disease in Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak.Chang Kai, 55, died on 14 February. His parents died over the previous two weeks, after the family spent days together in self-quarantine, the Chinese magazineCaixin reported. Chang ’s sister died hours after he did, and his wife is in a serious condition.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Film Culture Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: The Egyptian RheumatologistAuthor(s): Rehab A. Sallam, Amany S. ElbahnasawyAbstractAim of the workTo assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and associated variables in Egyptian ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients.Patients and methods50 male patients with AS and 50 age-matched controls were enrolled. Clinical and laboratory data were examined including history for peripheral arthritis. Visual analog scale (VAS), Bath AS disease activity index (BASDAI), AS disease activity score (ASDAS)-C-reactive protein (CRP) and ASDAS-erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), ...
Source: The Egyptian Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
UK prepares evacuation flight for cruise ship passengers. Follow the latest newsBritish couple on Diamond Princess test positiveSenior doctor dies in WuhanWhat is the coronavirus?Share your experiences6.10pmGMTRussia will suspend entry of Chinese citizens to its territory starting from 20 February, Russian authorities in charge of coronavirus prevention have said.The suspension will be for Chinese citizens entering Russia for employment, private, educational and tourist purposes.5.54pmGMTIf you ’re just catching up, here is a quick rundown of the latest global coronavirus developments over the past few hours:Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Global economy Asia Pacific Business Economics Infectious diseases Science Japan World news UK news Source Type: news
What are the recommended vaccinations for older adults? This review offers practical guidance on appropriate vaccines and their timing, as well as vaccination in older populations with special needs.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news
In this report, we discuss our process in navigating these challenges, collaboration with the city’s health department, postexposure prophylaxis for individuals exposed in the hospital and the community, and prevention initiatives.
Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 73,000 people globally
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Chanel and Prada said on Tuesday they have postponed fashion shows due to be held in Asia in May over concerns linked to the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
More News: Disability | Geriatrics | Men | Nurses | Nursing | Outbreaks | Scabies