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Further data suggest that a lower dose of rituximab may offer similar effectiveness with a better safety profile than a higher dose commonly used.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2020Source: Progress in Natural Science: Materials InternationalAuthor(s): Zonghua Liu, Linghong Huang, Wei Xue
Source: Progress in Natural Science: Materials International - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Authors: Stingeni L, Bianchi L, Tramontana M, Pigatto PD, Patruno C, Corazza M, Foti C, Fabbrocini G, Micali G, Romita P, Napolitano M, Hansel K Abstract Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are common and influence negatively the patient's therapeutic options. They recognize multiple pathogenic mechanisms, some of immunological origin, and the clinical manifestations involve several organs and systems, including skin and/or mucous membranes in 25-30% of patients. The identification of the trigger drug remains a medical challenge, mainly in poly-medicated patients. Anamnesis and clinical approach are crucial, but allergy ...
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global public health concern that can be classified as mild, moderate, severe, or critical, based on disease severity. Since the identification of critical patients is crucial for developing effective management strategies, we evaluated clinical characteristics, laboratory data, treatment provided, and oxygenation to identify potential predictors of mortality among critical COVID-19 pneumonia patients. We retrospectively utilized data from seven critical patients who were admitted to our hospital during April 2020 and required mechanical ventilation. The primary en...
Source: The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Tohoku J Exp Med Source Type: research
We present four case studies of severe and mild form of tetanus, wound infection with the presence of C. tetani without the development of clinical tetanus in a fully vaccinated individual, and unexpected risk of tetanus in an unvaccinated child. Due to the rare occurrence of tetanus in Czechia, the clinical awareness of the risk of tetanus decreases as well as the clinical experience with diagnosis of early or mild forms of tetanus. Communication skills during the management of contaminated wounds play a critical role in the decision who should get tetanus anatoxin only and who should get antitetanus immunoglobulin along ...
Source: Acta Orthopaedica - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech Source Type: research
 Teleassessment with children and adolescents during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and beyond: Practice and policy implications. to physical distancing guidelines, the closure of nonessential businesses, and the closure of public schools, the role of telehealth for the delivery of psychological services for children has never been more debated. However, the transition to teleassessment is more complicated for some types of assessment than others. For instance, the remote administration of achievement and intelligence testsis a r...
Source: Intelligent Insights on Intelligence Theories and Tests (aka IQ's Corner) - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: blogs
 I'll link to Dr. Black, rather than directly to the NYT, because of the paywall: A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about who should be tested for the coronavirus was not written by C.D.C. scientists and was posted to the agency ’s website despite their serious objections, according to several people familiar with the matter as well as internal documents obtained by The New York Times.The guidance said it was not necessary to test people without symptoms of Covid-19 even if they had been exposed to the virus. It came at a time when public heal...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
[MAP] Rabat -- A total of 1,121 active coronavirus outbreaks have been registered until September 16 in Morocco, Health minister Khalid Ait Taleb said Thursday in a presentation before the Social Sectors Committee at the House of Representatives.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Cardiac MR scanning showed myocarditis post-COVID in 15% of a small series of young athletes, but commentators suggest these&other such findings are too preliminary to support routine CMR screening.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
It seems intuitive that people with asthma are more likely to be infected with COVID-19 and have more severe disease. But is it true? Aaron Holley takes a look.Medscape Critical Care
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news
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