General clinical management, RCGP (updated 26th June 2020)
Essential information for GPs about COVID-19, from symptoms to diagnosis to protecting practice staff.
Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 who take statins are less likely to die than those who do not, a retrospective study published in Cell Metabolism suggests.
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...
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Khaled Abdallah, Fadi Hamed, Nadeem Rahman, Shameen Salam, Jihad Mallat
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.
Authors: Carey G PMID: 32609380 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): Sherman A. Lee, Mary C. Jobe, Amanda A. Mathis, Jeffrey A. Gibbons
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): Dean McKay, Charlene Minaya, Eric A. Storch
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: NeuronAuthor(s): Keiland W. Cooper, David H. Brann, Michael C. Farruggia, Surabhi Bhutani, Robert Pellegrino, Tatsuya Tsukahara, Caleb Weinreb, Paule V. Joseph, Eric D. Larson, Valentina Parma, Mark W. Albers, Linda A. Barlow, Sandeep Robert Datta, Antonella Di Pizio
Authors: Huff A, Niedermier J, Kelm Z, Jara A, Barnett L PMID: 32605506 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S Abstract Four decades of neoliberal health policies have left the United States with a health care system that prioritizes the profits of large corporate actors, denies needed care to tens of millions, is extraordinarily fragmented and inefficient, and was ill prepared to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The payment system has long rewarded hospitals for providing elective surgical procedures to well-insured patients while penalizing those providing the most essential and urgent services, causing hospital revenues to plummet as elective procedures were cancelled during the pande...