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The Oklahoma State Department of Corrections says two more state prison inmates have died, and the deaths could be linked to COVID-19
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In conclusion, spontaneous pneumomediastinum is a possible complication of severe COVID-19 pneumonia that can affect patient management and clinical outcomes. PMID: 32990690 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
[allAfrica] Analyses  by researchers at the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (Accord) warn that Covid-19 has provoked responses that violate human rights, slow effective responses to the pandemic and, ultimately, threaten peace.
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Northern Ireland ’s cumulative cases per 100,000 double in a week;Neanderthal genes increase risk of serious Covid-19, study claims;Russia places huge bet on Covid vaccine. Follow the latest updates34m jobs lost in Latin AmericaMadrid lockdown loomsGermans embrace fresh air to tackle coronavirusIsrael bans mass protests as Covid lockdown tightensSee all our coronavirus coverage6.28amBSTResearch conducted by Imperial College London using the results from England ’s largest community coronavirus testing programme suggests that therate of infection has decreased in the country, but that the number of infections ha...
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The authors describe a system using custom 3D-printed inspiratory flow control valves to facilitate ventilator splitting to multiple patients during the COVID-19 crisis.Anesthesiology
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[This Day] Nigeria has recorded 201 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 58,848 the number of confirmed cases in the country.
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Remember, if you can, back to February. You had probably never scheduled a virtual doctor ’s appointment—or heard of Zoom. Today, of course, everything is different. One silver lining of Covid-19 is that quarantines and social distancing have accelerated the adoption of telemedicine. Now, virtual visits are on pace to top 1 billion by year-end, according to data from Forrester Rese arch. At Advocate Aurora Health, we’ve completed more than 700,000 visits just through September — nearly 30…
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[DW] In the race for a coronavirus vaccine, many African countries feel disadvantaged. An international vaccine coalition has pledged millions of doses for developing nations. But experts warn that Africa must do more.
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This report offers a reflection on the authors' time spent working in the Education Center as members of the 'Core Operations' team. The content of the article is based upon the authors' reflections, first-hand experiences and field observations. It offers a reflection upon the massive undertaking of setting up an education center in an entertainment venue, as well as the successes and challenges of working interprofessionally in this unique space and under pandemic conditions. PMID: 32990127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Authors: Joosten-Hagye D, Katz A, Sivers-Teixeira T, Yonshiro-Cho J Abstract Loneliness and isolation are concerning consequences of social distancing and other stay-at-home orders for older adults globally, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat loneliness and isolation among older adults residing in California, the Keck School of Medicine collaborated with other health profession schools at the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Age-Friendly Student Senior Connection (AFSSC). A total of 115 interprofessional graduate students were linked with older adults. Students engaged in 30 to 60 minute p...
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Authors: Azizoddin DR, Vella Gray K, Dundin A, Szyld D Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has instigated significant changes for health care systems. With clinician burnout rising, efforts to promote clinician resilience are essential. Within this quality improvement project, an interprofessional debriefing program (Brigham Resilience in COVID-19-pandemic Emergency Forum-BRIEF) was developed within two emergency departments (EDs). An interprofessional group of ED providers led optional, nightly debriefings using a web-based portal to connect with ED clinicians for six weeks. In total, 81 interprofessional staff partici...
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