Managing COVID-19 NG191, NICE (updated 27th May 2021)

New recommendations have been added on colchicine to treat COVID-19 and existing recommendations on remdesivir for COVID-19 pneumonia have been updated.
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Just a few weeks ago, an unvaccinated father of six was on a ventilator with Covid-19 pneumonia in both lungs. What happened afterward...
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
While the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed the medical and scientific communites since it was first reported in late 2019, we are only beginning to understand the chronic health burdens associated with this disease. Although COVID-19 is a multi-systemic disease, the lungs are the primary source of infection and injury, resulting in pneumonia and, in severe cases, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Given that pulmonary fibrosis is a well-recognized sequela of ARDS, many have questioned whether COVID-19 survivors will face long-term pulmonary consequences.
Source: Translational Research - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Vehbi Şirikçi [1], Hüseyin Avni Fındikli [1], Murat Erdoğan [2]Affiliation: [1] Department of Internal Medicine, Necip Faz ıl City Hospital, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey[2] Department of Intensive Care Unit– Internal Diseases, Adana City Training and Research Hospital, Adana,…The postThe Relationship between Disease Sever ıty and CRP/Albumin Levels in Cases wıth Covid-19 Pneumonia appeared first onJPMS.
Source: Journal of Pakistan Medical Students - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
ms Bodomo The sudden appearance of a new epidemic disease in China created the need for names identifying that disease. Between December 2019 and January 2020, a variety of severe pneumonia-related disease names suddenly appeared, and more name varieties kept coming up afterwards. To better understand the introduction and spread of these names, 16 different COVID-19-related name varieties were selected covering the period from the end of December 2019, when the epidemic started, to mid-March 2020, a moment at which the term competition had stabilized. By way of big data analysis, the initiation and distribution of the ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conditions:   COVID-19 Pneumonia;   RALE Score;   Severity Score;   CORADS Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: RALE score vs. severity score Sponsor:   Academisch Medisch Centrum - Universiteit van Amsterdam (AMC-UvA) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Biju Vasudevan, Nandita Hazra, KP Shijith, Shekhar Neema, Senkadhir VendhanIndian Journal of Dermatology 2021 66(4):393-400 Mucormycosis is an invasive fungal infection that has been increasing in incidence over the years. Increase in the number of diabetics, malignancy patients, and use of immunosuppressants has mainly led to this gradual upward surge. Mucormycosis has various clinical forms, including rhino-orbito-cerebral, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and cutaneous. Fungi belonging to Mucorales are thermotolerant and ubiquitous, found growing on organic substrates such as bread, decaying fruits and vegetables, crop deb...
Source: Indian Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeRecently coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused a global pandemic, characterized by acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The aim of our study was to detect pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with severe form of COVID-19 infection using pulmonary CT angiography, and its associations with clinical and laboratory parameters.MethodsFrom March to December 2020, we performed a prospective monocentric study collecting data from 374 consecutive patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, using real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase-chain-reaction (rRT-PCR) assay of nasopharyngeal swab specimens. We subs...
Source: La Radiologia Medica - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This article reviews the pathogenesis of neocoronavirus pneumonia and discusses the immunomodulatory therapies currently applied to COVID-19. We aim to give some conceptual thought to the prevention and immunotherapy of neocoronavirus pneumonia.
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Covid19;   COVID-19 Pneumonia;   COVID-19 Respiratory Infection;   COVID-19 Acute Bronchitis Intervention:   Drug: Ivermectin Sponsor:   Patrick Robinson Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   COVID-19 Pneumonia;   Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Complication;   Tracheostomy Complication;   Respiratory Failure Intervention:   Sponsor:   Hamad Medical Corporation Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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