Factors Associated With Preference of Psychological Intervention and Mental Status Among Chinese Teachers During Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Large Cross-Sectional Survey
Conclusions: During the COVID-19 outbreak, the major reported psychological distresses among Chinese teachers are anxiety, sleep disturbance and somatic symptoms. There were gender, age and school setting differences. Females, teachers over 45 years old and those who work at universities tend to be more vulnerable. Different teachers chose different interventions, mostly based on the severity of their symptoms.
To perform a scoping review of how patients with COVID-19 are affected by acute limb ischaemia (ALI) and evaluate the recommendations of the 2020 ESVS ALI Guidelines for these patients.
Blacks used telemedicine for surgical consults more than whites during the second phase of the pandemic, suggesting they may have relied on virtual visits to access care, a study reveals.Reuters Health Information
This article analyzes the burden of COVID-19 on patients with opioid addiction and discusses the beneficial policy changes that improve access to substance abuse care.
Thursday is the deadline for health care workers to get at least their first dose of coronavirus vaccine in much of the country, as the Biden administration’s mandate starts to take effect.
The CDC contacted pharmacies on Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression should receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccine.WebMD Health News
The former Alaska governor has not stopped dining indoors and outdoors, despite being unvaccinated and not self-isolating following her recent positive coronavirus test.
GAO criticizes the response to emergencies over four administrations, including coronavirus, Ebola and Zika, as well as extreme weather events.
Lower emissions during European lockdowns in 2020 could suggest how to improve health in cities longer term
This study aimed to present data on healthcare worker (HCW) screening, status of HCW, pre-interventional testing, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the economic impact of the pandemic.MethodsOtolaryngological private practices and hospital-based departments were surveyed nationwide using an online questionnaire. Participating facilities were recruited via the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and the German Association for Otolaryngologists in Bavaria.Results365 private practices (2776 employees) and 65 hospitals (2333 employees) were included. Significantly more hospitals (68.7%) than practices (40...
AbstractPurposeTo assess predictors of success and failure of an updated lateral pharyngoplasty as an independent procedure in treating obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP failures.MethodsForty-six patients with known OSAS who were resistant to CPAP or failures were included. BMI, Stop-Bang score, and sleep study data were recorded before and after the updated Cahali pharyngoplasty procedure. Pre-operative DISE was done for all cases; however, postoperative DISE was done only for non-responders.ResultsSuccessful operation outcomes achieved in 69.6% (32 cases) and 30.4% (14 cases) were failure rates. Postoperative snoring ind...