Stalking and COVID-19: Consequences of a Pandemic.

Stalking and COVID-19: Consequences of a Pandemic. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2020 08 06;22(4): Authors: Yahya AS, Khawaja S PMID: 32767872 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSIONS: The medical facility experienced a major decline in all aspects of the routine obstetrics activities during the time of the pandemic. The higher rate of operative vaginal deliveries among nulliparous may be associated with the pandemic effect on the rate of high-risk patients. PMID: 32954690 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Werthmann PG, Riley D, Kienle GS Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new, rapidly spreading pandemic that can lead to a life-threatening disease. Accurate and transparent COVID-19 case reports provide systematic clinical observations supporting researchers designing clinical trials and clinicians delivering health care. The checklist described here is designed to systematically and accurately capture data from case reports and case series for documentation on COVID-19. It is aligned with the CARE guidelines, available from the EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research...
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Although many physicians believed that cystic fibrosis patients would be hard-hit by COVID-19, that has not happened. How has this group managed the pandemic so well?Southern Medical Journal
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CONCLUSIONS: according to our study, 24 % of endoscopies were discordant with scientific recommendations. Therefore, their denial and the prioritization of appropriate ones optimize the use of resources. PMID: 32954775 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Pokorska-Śpiewak M, Śpiewak M Abstract In recent years, significant progress in the antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) has been made due to the development of interferon-free therapies. Three different highly effective, oral direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens have been approved for use in adolescents with CHC between the ages of 12-years-old and 17-years-old in Europe. According to the current recommendations, all treatment-naïve and treatment-experienced children with CHC virus infection should be considered for DAA therapy to prevent the possible progression of hepatitis C virus-...
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Authors: Fierro NA Abstract Despite liver injury in patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus (CoV)-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with prolonged hospitalization, and liver dysfunction is mainly described in patients with severe viral disease. How liver abnormalities may affect virus infection is still unknown. Improved understanding of host genetics, lifestyle, underlying comorbidities and adequate follow-up of patients with liver damage are critical in the new scenario of the pandemic virus. PMID: 32956871 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Abstract Online and distance education may be dismissed by educators who argue that these methods are not equivalent to traditional face-to-face education due to the lack of laboratory classes. However, smartphone-assisted experimentation is an innovative and powerful didactic tool that helps educators in the teaching process of physiology, particularly in situations with a lack of financial support for purchasing laboratory equipment, or lack of support for homework and assignments, distance learning courses, and emergency remote education, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, we present the concept o...
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Dr. Vanessa Kerry, cofounder and CEO of Seed Global Health, explains why the world needs cooperative approaches to solving the pandemic rather than isolated short-term fixes.
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Rhondium Dental Labs is excited to introduce Rhondair – an Aerosol Capture System designed in New Zealand by local dentist turned serial inventor and entrepreneur Dr Simon McDonald.Dentists are one of the most at-risk occupations for exposure to pathogens, including COVID-19, primarily due to the aerosol-generating nature of most dental procedures and their proximity to patients. The Rhondair is specifically designed for dental industries to reduce the harmful impacts of dental aerosols on both dental practitioners and their patients.Rhondium was successfully awarded funding from the New Zealand Ministry of Business,...
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