Reducing child abuse during a pandemic

Two child abuse experts say parents and caregivers need to talk with their children, try to reduce their own stress and stay connected to their community, to reduce abuse in a time of great upheaval.
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CONCLUSIONS: There is a need to improve respiratory infectious disease procedures in our study hospitals, especially in outpatient and emergency departments. PMID: 32459978 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Authors: Albalate M, Arribas P, Torres E, Cintra M, Alcázar R, Puerta M, Ortega M, Procaccini F, Martin J, Jiménez E, Fernandez I, de Sequera P, Grupo de Enfermería HUIL, Grupo enfermería HUIL Abstract Dialysis patients are a risk group for SARS-CoV-2 infection and possibly further complications, but we have little information. The aim of this paper is to describe the experience of the first month of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in a hospital haemodialysis (HD) unit serving the district of Madrid with the second highest incidence of COVID-19 (almost 1,000 patients in 100,000h). In the form of...
Source: Nefrologia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Nefrologia Source Type: research
To help combat the unprecedented health challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, insurers and regulators adopted temporary policies to encourage telemedicine use – policies that are now a point of contention as providers say they should remain permanent.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: news
This study demonstrates the impressive measures academic orthopaedic institutions are taking to meet the needs of our patients by identifying a notable increase in new telehealth offerings throughout the United States with a positive correlation with COVID-19 disease burden. PMID: 32459409 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Am Acad Orthop Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Mitra AR, Fergusson NA, Lloyd-Smith E, Wormsbecker A, Foster D, Karpov A, Crowe S, Haljan G, Chittock DR, Kanji HD, Sekhon MS, Griesdale DEG Abstract BACKGROUND: Pandemic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with high intensive care unit (ICU) mortality. We aimed to describe the clinical characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a Canadian setting. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective case series of critically ill patients with laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection consecutively admitted to 1 of 6 ICUs ...
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: CMAJ Source Type: research
The European Commission said on Thursday it wanted to set up a permanent reserve of essential drugs and medical equipment to address shortages that have dogged the EU for years and worsened throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
ABSTRACT The coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) pandemic has caused a public health emergency worldwide. Risk, severity and mortality of the disease have been associated with non-communicable chronic diseases, such as diabetes mellitus. Accumulated evidence has caused great concern in countries with high prevalence of this morbidity, such as Brazil. This text shows the picture of diabetes in Brazil, followed by epidemiological data and explanatory hypothesis for the association between diabetes and covid-19. We emphasized how the burden of these two morbidities in a middle-income country has aggravated this pandemic scena...
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Heart &LungAuthor(s): Kathleen M. Akgün, David Collett, Shelli L. Feder, Tracy Shamas, Dena Schulman-Green
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
While staying home as much as possible has been important to slowing the spread of Covid-19, ongoing medical issues still exist — and don’t go away because there’s a pandemic. New health care concerns can also come up, and may become a problem if they are ignored. Visiting the doctor to seek regular medical care is important to maintain health and well-being. The good news is that health care professionals are taking extra safety measures to protect patients. Chronic conditions need care Chronic…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: news
Condition:   Appendicitis Intervention:   Behavioral: Lock-down and social distancing Sponsor:   Nordsjaellands Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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