Long-term clinical outcomes in survivors of severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus outbreaks after hospitalisation or ICU admission: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

CONCLUSION: Lung function abnormalities, psychological impairment and reduced exercise capacity were common in SARS and MERS survivors. Clinicians should anticipate and investigate similar long-term outcomes in COVID-19 survivors. PMID: 32449782 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research

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Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Santos CDSE, Filho LMDCL, Santos CAT, Neill JS, Vale HF, Kurnutala LN Abstract The 2020 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, had its headquarters in China. It causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and presents a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations, ranging from entirely asymptomatic through severe acute respiratory failure and death. Presuming a significant quantity of ventilator-dependent patients, several institutions strategically delayed elective surgeries. Particularly procedures performed involving the nasal mucosa, such as a transsphenoidal approach...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Rev Bras Anestesiol Source Type: research
Authors: Sencan S, Edipoglu IS, Celenlioglu AE, Yolcu G, Gunduz OH Abstract Background: We aimed to compare interlaminar epidural steroid injections (ILESI) and bilateral transforaminal epidural steroid injections (TFESI) on pain intensity, functional status, depression, walking distance, and the neuropathic component in patients with lumbar central spinal stenosis (LCSS). Methods: The patients were divided into either the ILESI or the bilateral TFESI groups. Prime outcome measures include the numerical rating scale (NRS), Oswestry disability index (ODI), Beck depression inventory (BDI), and pain-free walking d...
Source: Korean Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Korean J Pain Source Type: research
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Arkansas reported its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus cases on Thursday, as the state's governor said concerns about the virus will be a valid excuse to vote absentee in the November election.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - Category: American Health Source Type: news
Authors: Tünel M, Çakmak S, Tamam L, Demir T Abstract Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), typically associated with the triad of gait disturbance, dementia and urinary incontinence, rarely presents with symptoms of mania, depression or psychosis and psychiatric disorders may complicate the diagnosis. Few cases of NPH and psychiatric disease comorbidity have been reported so far. In most of these cases, NPH was associated with depression and psychotic symptoms. Mania symptoms were also reported in a few cases those of which were associated with a history of bipolar disorder (BPD) or subthreshold BPD sym...
Source: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
Authors: Şahan E, Parlakkaya Yıldız FB Abstract Hyponatremia can be asymptomatic or have a wide range of clinical presentations such as headaches, muscle cramps, nausea, seizures, coma, cerebral edema and may even result in death. Despite it has been suggested that duloxetine has a relatively less risk of hyponatraemia, the number of case reports are increasing. A 45- year old female patient with complaints of fear, anxiety, sleeplessness and headache was started on duloxetine (30 mg/day). In the first week of the treatment, she was admitted to the emergency service with dizziness, dry mouth, polyuria and polydi...
Source: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
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Source: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In this study, it was determined that clozapine was effective as a mood stabilizer in Bipolar Affective Disorder treatment. The results show that clozapine reduces the episode frequency and the duration in rapid cycling Bipolar Affective Disorder which does not respond to all conventional treatments, including lithium, valproic acid, carbamazepine and antipsychotic drugs. PMID: 32594488 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
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Source: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
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