ASAP Teaching Instrumental Analytical Chemistry during COVID-19 Times in a Developing Country: Asynchronous versus Synchronous Communication
Journal of Chemical EducationDOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00664
AbstractThe novel coronavirus outbreak induces many concerns about the management of pregnancy, as well as rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The very rapid spread of the infection throughout all inhabited continents leads to a fast-growing number of infected with SARS-CoV-2 and requires answers and special recommendations to the most vulnerable group of people: pregnant woman and patients on immunomodulatory or immunosuppressive treatment. A systematic literature search was performed in Embase, MEDLINE, and Scopus database for studies describing COVID-19 infection in pregnant women diagnosed with rheumatic and muscul...
AbstractRepurposing of antirheumatic drugs has garnered global attention. The aim of this article is to overview available evidence on the use of widely used antirheumatic drugs hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate and colchicine for additional indications. Hydroxychloroquine has endothelial stabilizing and anti-thrombotic effects. Its use has been explored as an adjunctive therapy in refractory thrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome. It may also prevent recurrent pregnancy losses in the absence of antiphospholipid antibodies. Hydroxychloroquine favourably modulates atherogenic lipid and glycaemic profiles. Methotrexate has b...
Publication date: Available online 25 September 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Shaul Kimhi, Hadas Marciano, Yohana Eshel, Bruria Adini
Gov. Doug Ducey emphasized his commitment to keeping the state open in a “safe and healthy way” during a news conference this week, with no current plans for “dramatic changes” to be made despite “a gradual rise in cases.” “Arizona’s economy is open, Arizona’s educational institutions are open, Arizona’s tourism institutions are open,” the second-t erm Republican said. “The expectation is that they are going to remain open.” The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona…
Publication date: October–December 2020Source: Journal of Optometry, Volume 13, Issue 4Author(s): José M. González-Méijome
COVID symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste - all of which require the UK public to get a free coronavirus test. But you may also be at risk of COVID-19 if you develop a hidden sign on your tongue. Should you consider self-isolating?
Publication date: Available online 25 September 2020Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Ryan P Barbaro, Graeme MacLaren, Philip S Boonstra, Theodore J Iwashyna, Arthur S S.sky, Eddy Fan, Robert H Bartlett, Joseph E Tonna, Robert Hyslop, Jeffrey J Fanning, Peter T Rycus, Steve J Hyer, Marc M Anders, Cara L Agerstrand, Katarzyna Hryniewicz, Rodrigo Diaz, Roberto Lorusso, Alain Combes, Daniel Brodie, Peta Alexander
CONCLUSIONS: Simulation training with patients provides participants with a level of realism that is critical for rapid learning. In crisis management, the most effective protocol familiarization is important to instill confidence in the PPE, workflows and healthcare partners. PMID: 32969721 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 25 September 2020Source: IDCasesAuthor(s): Sudeep Acharya, Shamsuddin Anwar, Fasih Sami Siddiqui, Sohaib Shabih, Umesh Manchandani, Solomon Dalezman
Authorities are closing street kiosks and minimarkets from midnight to 5 a.m. in the Greek capital and other areas in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus