USARad offers COVID-19 screening program
Teleradiology services provider USARad has launched a COVID-19 screening program.Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox, USARad partner to bring 3,000 systems to the U.S. USARad inks distribution deal with Siemens USARad.com, Zebra partner to identify bone fractures USARad.com joins forces with Chinese mobile health firm USARad.com lands Kuwait telerad deal
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and InfectionAuthor(s): Yu-Han Xing, Wei Ni, Qin Wu, Wen-Jie Li, Guo-Ju Li, Wen-Di Wang, Jian-Ning Tong, Xiu-Feng Song, Gary Wing-Kin Wong, Quan-Sheng Xing
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced a statewide stay-at-home order [PDF] Saturday as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to increase both in the state and around the country. The order begins Monday and runs through April 19. Kansas becomes the 22nd state to make a statewide order. Twelve Kansas counties, including Johnson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte and most of the state's other most populous counties, already were under varying stay-at-home orders. However, the state's order supersedes…
Authors: Marin GH Abstract Based on some publications that associate SARS-CoV-2 infection with the use of anti-hypertensive drug groups such as angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (e.g. enalapril) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (e.g. losartan), many patients from South America, Central America or Spain, have stopped or intend to interrupt their treatments with these drugs. Hence, it may exist ominous consequences due to this drop out. For this reason, it is necessary to quickly warn about this situation and the risks associated with it. PMID: 32213760 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: 28 March 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3275Author(s): David Adam
The state is also working to fix 170 ventilators that arrived "not working" from the federal government, Gov. Newsom said.
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Many Americans are enrolled in short-term health plans that may not cover their treatment if they become infected with the coronavirus. And the lack of data collection on these plans means policymakers don’t know how many people in their state are enrolled in these plans.
GeneralVeers said: They wanted me to intubate a 96-year old COVID positive patient last night. 96!!! He was DNR/DNI but the spineless hospitalist made him "full code" because in his anxiety and hypoxia the patient apparently requested he be intubated. Fortunately his ABG wasn't too bad, and I was able to punt this one so I didn't have to do something I considered unethical. Click to expand... ShockIndex said: The fact that... Click to expand... Should We Code COVID19 Patients?