Assessment of Adequacy of Respiratory Infection Prevention in Hospitals of Inner Mongolia, China: A Cross-sectional Study using Unannounced Standardized Patients.

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

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Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Arnaud Foucrier, Romain Hellmann, Aurélien Rousseau
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Source: Cancer Management and Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Management and Research Source Type: research
Authors: Shanshal M Abstract Dermatologists around the world are still doing their best to report more cutaneous manifestations of the emerging COVID-19 infection. New-onset acute or relapsing chronic urticaria may result from the body's overreacting inflammatory response to infection. The cytokine storm hits different organs in the body, including the skin, leading to activation and degranulation of mast cells with resultant urticaria. Low-dose systemic steroids combined with antihistamines can combat the COVID-19 inflammatory insult and play a role in the control of COVID-19 related severe urticarial attack. ...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Authors: Ali N, Hossain K Abstract INTRODUCTION: The outbreak of COVID-19 is a serious health threat worldwide. Different degrees of liver injury or liver dysfunctions have been reported in patients with COVID-19 infection. However, currently, it remains unclear to what extent liver diseases should be considered as significant risk factors for the severity and mortality of COVID-19. Moreover, the mechanisms involved in liver injury in severe COVID-19 infection are not yet well understood. AREA COVERED: This review summarizes the current evidence on liver function abnormalities in COVID-19 patients and the effec...
Source: Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol Source Type: research
Authors: Niriella MA, De Silva AP, Liyanage KI, Sarin SK, de Silva HJ Abstract While the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we are beginning to understand the role the gastrointestinal tract plays in the disease and the impact of the infection on the care of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) and liver diseases. We review the data and understanding around the virus related to the digestive tract, impact of the pandemic on delivery of GI services and daily gastroenterology clinical practice, and the effects on patients with pre-existing GI diseases. PMID: 32650675 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
With the red planet ’s launch window about to open, the US, China and the UAE are all sending craft to look for answersIn the next few weeks, a flotilla of probes will be blasted into space from launch pads round the world and propelled towards one of the solar system ’s most mysterious objects: the planet Mars. Within days of each other, spacecraft built by the USA, by China and by the United Arab Emirates will be sent on separate, seven-month voyages to investigate the red planet.Never has so much interplanetary traffic been put en route to Mars at one time - and all of it is intended to help answer a questio...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Mars Science Space World news US news China United Arab Emirates Source Type: news
[Vanguard] Ekiti State Government has sealed off Victory College, Ilawe Ekiti, in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State for violating its directive on school closure.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[Vanguard] Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[The Herald] The number of people who have succumbed to Covid 19 has reached 18 while the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rose to 982 after 40 more cases and five new deaths were recorded yesterday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
A community approach of ‘search, treat and prevent’ was crucial to stopping the spread of tuberculosis in the developed worldThere were three great pandemics in the 20th century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 and the HIV pandemic during the 1980s and 1990s get the most attention. But the third, tuberculosis, was the deadliest by far and in many communities, it ’s not yet over.TB has much to teach us about the tools that can help to eradicate the current pandemic, and what happens when those tools aren ’t even tried. The disease killed more thanone billion people between 1800 and 2000. Although it i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Tuberculosis Health Medical research Microbiology Science Society Drugs Antibiotics US news Source Type: news
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