Journal Highlights From the March Issue of JAMDA

Pneumonia is one of the most common infections identified in nursing home residents and has the highest mortality rate, yet the diagnosis and appropriate treatment can remain elusive due to its “atypical presentation” and lack of studies of antibiotic treatment.
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[News24Wire] An 81-year-old Bo-Kaap woman, who was being treated for pneumonia and then tested positive for COVID-19, has died.
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Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology OpenAuthor(s): Pascal Lomoro, Francesco Verde, Filippo Zerboni, Igino Simonetti, Claudia Borghi, Camilla Fachinetti, Anna Natalizi, Alberto Martegani
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
A 62-year-old dermatologist shared his story of being treated for COVID-19-associated pneumonia while still on oxygen in the hospital.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Respiratory physician John Wilson explains the range of Covid-19 impacts, from no symptoms to severe illness featuring pneumoniaCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat became known as Covid-19, or the coronavirus, started in late 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. The cause of the pneumonia was found to be a new virus – severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or Sars-CoV-2. The illness caused by the virus is Covid-19.Now declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the majority of people who contract Covid-19 suffer only mild, c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news
A doctor ’s harrowing account of the Spanish flu outbreak in London has valuable lessons for medical staff a century onCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIf predictions about the spread of Covid-19 are correct, the new NHS Nightingale hospital at the ExCel centre in London ’s Docklands could soon see a “tsunami” of coronavirus patients. Many will have pneumonia and require ventilators, which is why cubicles in the new 4,000-bed facility all have oxygen equipment.It is to hoped this onslaught never comes and infections spread less rapidly than projections show. But if t...
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CONCLUSIONS: A persuasive multimodel approach to support adoption of CAP guidelines produced a sustained decrease in IV clarithromycin use, which may have clinical benefits such as reduced occurrence of catheter-related complications. PMID: 32242175 [PubMed - in process]
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: N Z Med J Source Type: research
Authors: Cotoi CT, Turdean SG, Turcu ML, Pop OL, Baba DF, Mărginean CO, Buicu CF, Muntean DL Abstract Lower respiratory infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children, especially in newborns, infants and young children. We conducted a retrospective study and we analyzed the causes of death in newborns, infants and young children, in the necropsy protocols from two Departments of Pathology (Mureş County Hospital and Emergency County Hospital of Târgu Mureş, Romania), between 2016-2018. We performed descriptive statistics: number of necropsies per year, distribution by gender (male...
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Diagnostic and Interventional ImagingAuthor(s): Chahinez Hani, Nghi Hoang Trieu, Inès Saab, Séverine Dangeard, Souhail Bennani, Guillaume Chassagnon, Marie-Pierre Revel
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
(Natural News) A NYC physician named Cameron Kyle-Sidell has posted two videos on YouTube, pleading for health practitioners to recognize that COVID-19 is not a pneumonia-like disease at all. It’s an oxygen deprivation condition, and the use of ventilators may be doing more harm than good with some patients. The ventilators themselves, due to the...
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Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Autoimmunity ReviewsAuthor(s): Dennis McGonagle, Kassem Sharif, Anthony O'Regan, Charlie Bridgewood
Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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