Antioxidant agent protects DNA from ionizing radiation
N-acetylcysteine is a promising compound for protecting cells from DNA damag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Low-dose CT works just as well as standard to diagnose appendicitis Most radiologists willing to perform PET/CT in pregnant women Body position on x-ray affects radiation dose in children Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy? Antioxidant formula halves DNA damage from CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Low-Dose CT Scans Can Diagnose Appendicitis Accurately Low-Dose CT Scans Can Diagnose Appendicitis Accurately
Low-dose CT scans appear to diagnose appendicitis accurately while exposing patients to less radiation, according to a study from Finland.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC), UKHSA, NHS England, Public Health Wales, and Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) (updated 24th November 2021)
Guidance on infection prevention and control for seasonal respiratory infections including SARS-CoV-2. 24 November 2021Dental appendix broadened to include seasonal respiratory infections; 3 COVID-19 specific pathways removed and replaced with respiratory and non-respiratory pathways. 23 November 2021Updated to clarify text on aerosol generating procedures. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC News star REETA CHAKRABARTI reveals how easy it can be for medics to miss appendicitis
REETA CHAKRABARTI: Lying in bed in the early hours, I was woken by a strange and sharp pain at the top of my tummy. It was puzzling. It didn't feel like food poisoning or a stomach bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Dose CT Scans Can Diagnose Appendicitis
Title: Low-Dose CT Scans Can Diagnose AppendicitisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - November 15, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Additional prophylactic antibiotics do not decrease surgical site infection rates in pediatric patients with appendicitis and cholecystitis
Conclusion: In pediatric patients receiving treatment antibiotics for acute intraabdominal infection, additional prophylactic antibiotics may not reduce SSIs. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-dose CT works just as well as standard to diagnose appendicitis
Appendicitis can be diagnosed with a low-dose CT protocol just as well as wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound scanning technique may not change clinical outcomes Decision support could improve ED pediatric appendicitis imaging Cognitively impaired kids undergo more CT for appendicitis CT reduces unnecessary appendectomies AI algorithm detects appendicitis on CT exams in ER (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about neuroendocrine tumors?
World Neuroendocrine Tumor Awareness Day (NET Cancer Day) will be observed on Wednesday, Nov. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about this type of cancer. Neuroendocrine tumors are cancers that begin in specialized cells called neuroendocrine cells, which have traits similar to those of nerve cells and hormone-producing cells. Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and can occur anywhere in the body. Most neuroendocrine tumors occur in the lungs, appendix, small intestine, rectum… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 10, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Antibiotics versus Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis Longer-Term Outcomes
CODA trial found antibiotic treatment non-inferior to appendectomy on basis of a measure of general health status at 30 days. This letter reports longer-term outcomes in antibiotic group: 40% at 1 year and 46% at 2 years underwent subsequent appendectomy. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery Needed in Nearly Half of Appendicitis Patients Treated With Antibiotics Surgery Needed in Nearly Half of Appendicitis Patients Treated With Antibiotics
Antibiotic therapy can prevent or delay the need for an appendectomy, but ultimately nearly half of the patients will eventually require the surgery, according to the largest, long-term comparison of immediate surgery versus antibiotic treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Education unions call for urgent action on climate change crisis
NASUWT, NEU, UCU and UNISON have written to the Secretary of State for Education urging him to take action to ensure climate change education becomes fully embedded in ​the system. As chair of COP 26 it is essential for the UK to lead by example to bring about the changes needed for a more sustainable future, the education unions urge. The dire impact of climate change requires an emergency response, including from the education sector, because young people have most to lose from the current lack of direction, say the four unions. They say there is concern the government has yet to grasp the g...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 23, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release climate change schools Source Type: news

When Can Uncomplicated Appendicitis Be Treated Nonoperatively? When Can Uncomplicated Appendicitis Be Treated Nonoperatively?
Careful patient selection is key to optimizing treatment for adults with uncomplicated acute appendicitis, a secondary analysis of the APPAC II randomized trial showed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

COVID-19: vaccinator training recommendations, UK Health Security Agency (updated 4th October 2021)
Guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination training to support healthcare workers involved in delivering the programme. 4 October 2021Training recommendations updated and a new section on remaining up to date added. 8 December 2020Updated recommendations and Appendix A. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Boy in a COVID-Swamped ER Waited for Hours; His Appendix Burst A Boy in a COVID-Swamped ER Waited for Hours; His Appendix Burst
Non-COVID patients are paying a price as the Delta variant and low vaccination rates overwhelm hospitals across the country."Wait times can now be measured in days," said an expert.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC), PHE (updated 2nd September 2021)
Guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Sustained community transmission is occurring across the UK. Update in this version (published 2nd September 2021) the standard isolation period advised for contacts of cases within inpatient settings is changed back from 10 to 14 days, in line with current healthcare guidance. Update in version published 10th August 2021 - updated mental health and dental appendices in line with main IPC guidance of 1 June. Removed fallow time between household members from dental appendix. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wider impacts of Covid-19 on physical activity, deconditioning and falls in older adults, PHE
This report looks at how the wider impacts of Covid-19 have affected older people (65 years and over), with a focus upon deconditioning and falls. Estimates of these impacts on physical activity levels and rates of falls in older people are provided. The report also summarises recommendations aimed at mitigating these impacts and to improve older adult mental and physical health. The technical appendix provides detailed information on the methods that have been used in the study. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes Introduces the INHANCE ™ Shoulder System, a First-to-Market, Fully Integrated Shoulder Arthroplasty System
RAYNHAM, MA – August 18, 2021 – Today, The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced that DePuy Synthes, The Orthopaedics Company of Johnson & Johnson,** introduces the INHANCE™ Shoulder System, a first-to-market, fully integrated shoulder arthroplasty system. The system is designed with an intuitive stemless-first surgical approach that aligns with how surgeons approach patient care. The INHANCE Shoulder System is the first shoulder system to offer surgeons the ability to seamlessly transition from stemless to stemmed implants during surgical procedures. There are many reasons surgeo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC), PHE (updated 10th August 2021)
Guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Sustained community transmission is occurring across the UK. 10 August 2021Updated mental health and dental appendices in line with main IPC guidance of 1 June. Removed fallow time between household members from dental appendix. 1 June 2021Updated to add requirements on local risk assessments and information around use of respiratory protective equipment and valved respirators. Clarified glove use in amber pathway. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroimaging utilization in EDs increases by 72%
Overall emergency department (ED) neuroimaging use grew by 72% in the U.S. betwee...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Emergency department CT use for cervical spine has increased LVO stroke patients benefit from going directly to angiography suite 'Redundant imaging' for TIA workup increases in the ED Decision support could improve ED pediatric appendicitis imaging Emergency visits present cancer screening opportunities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Substitute iodinated contrast better than steroid premedication
It's better for patients who have experienced allergic reactions to iodinate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Could patient history help predict CT contrast reactions? Low-energy scanning methods cut CT contrast dose Oral contrast not needed to spot kids' appendicitis on CT Bottoms up: Oral contrast preferred over missed finding CT contrast not tied to poor outcomes, even in at-risk patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Noniodinated contrast better than steroid premedication
It's better for patients who have experienced allergic reactions to iodinate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Could patient history help predict CT contrast reactions? Low-energy scanning methods cut CT contrast dose Oral contrast not needed to spot kids' appendicitis on CT Bottoms up: Oral contrast preferred over missed finding CT contrast not tied to poor outcomes, even in at-risk patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Redundant imaging' for TIA workup increases in the ED
The increased compliance of emergency departments (ED) with specific imagin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Decision support could improve ED pediatric appendicitis imaging Electronic consults may avoid unnecessary imaging CT, MRI for lower back pain still prevalent in ED Could cold, hard cash reduce unnecessary head CT scans? Trump administration hits brakes on law to curb unneeded Medicare CT scans, MRIs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID-19: infection prevention and control dental guidance
The guidance is an appendix to and should be read in conjunction with the national guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19 . (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

KATE MANSEY: I nearly died of a burst appendix... after three GPs refused to see me face to face
KATE MANSEY: Three calls from three GPs at my local surgery in South London within three days. Not one listened to my concerns about the worsening pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus COVID-19 serology and viral detection tests: technical validation reports, DHSC (updated 3rd June 2021)
Findings from technical validations and in-service valuations reviewed by the Technical Validation Group. 3 June 2021Updated to add reports on 3 new tests: Certest Biotech Viasure qRT-PCR, Randox Rapid PCR and Thermo Fisher Taqpath PCR. 15 April 2021Updated'DNANudge: COVID-19 nudge test'report to include an explanatory sentence that confirms the manufacturer's instructions for use were followed, and to add an appendix (2 tables that break down the results of the validation and add context). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ED Presentations for Appendicitis, Miscarriage Down in Pandemic
FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a decrease in presentations to the emergency department for appendicitis and miscarriage, according to a study published online May 25 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ED visits for appendicitis, miscarriage fell sharply in first wave of COVID-19 pandemic
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Emergency department visits for common conditions such as appendicitis, miscarriage, gallbladder attacks and ectopic pregnancy decreased markedly at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but patient outcomes were not worse, found research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) https://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202821. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
The Commission's report into racial and ethnic disparities in the UK. 28 April 2021 4 sections have been amended in the HTML version, as follows: (1)'Foreword from the Chair', in the section'Foreword, introduction, and full recommendations'– added a footnote to the line'There is a new story about the Caribbean experience which speaks to the slave period not only being about profit and suffering but how culturally African people transformed themselves into a re-modelled African/Britain.'The footnote reads:'To clarify, this is to say that in the face of the inhumanity of slavery, African people preserved their hum...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-dose CT effective for diagnosing colonic diverticulitis
A low-dose protocol of intravenous contrast-enhanced 2-mSv CT is comparabl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kids get fewer CTs, but adults' rates continue to rise Cognitively impaired kids undergo more CT for appendicitis COVID-19 delays appendicitis diagnosis, treatment CT reduces unnecessary appendectomies AI algorithm detects appendicitis on CT exams in ER (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ellen DeGeneres Gives Update on Portia de Rossi, Recalls Rushing Her to Hospital for Appendix Surgery
The comedian discusses her wife's recent surgery on Tuesday's episode of 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portia de Rossi Rushed to Hospital Friday by Ellen DeGeneres for Appendicitis Surgery
The actress is now resting at home, a source tells PEOPLE, and wife Ellen DeGeneres “is taking care of her” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery should remain as mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis
(RCSI) An RCSI study conducted in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has found that surgery, rather than antibiotics-only, should remain as the mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lesley Garrett health: Singer’s ‘intermittent stomach pain’ signalled problem with kidneys
LESLEY GARRETT thought she had appendicitis after suffering with intermittent stomach pain. But her symptoms led to a shock diagnosis - a problem known as "pelvic kidney". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appendectomy or Antibiotics for Acute Appendicitis? Appendectomy or Antibiotics for Acute Appendicitis?
Drs Robert Glatter, Joseph Sakran, and Ali Raja discuss data related to the use of surgical appendectomy vs antibiotics for acute appendicitis.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Severe mental illness and European COVID-19 vaccination strategies, Lancet Psychiatry
The EU advises prioritising vaccination for people whose health makes them particularly at risk for severe COVID-19, but leaves it to member states to decide which medical conditions get prioritised. Ethical, neuroscientific, and public health considerations have been used to prioritise individuals with severe mental illness (ie, psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, and severe major depressive disorders).1, 2, 3 We systematically reviewed national COVID-19 vaccine deployment plans across 20 European countries (appendix p 1 –2). Eight of 20 countries explicitly mentioned psychiatry or mental illness in their nation...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection in Pregnancy: Information for healthcare professionals Version 13, RCM/RCOG
Updates: New evidence added to most sections to support or update existing conclusions or advice. New section added on Vaccination against COVID-19. Comprehensively updated including new evidence, key findings, new sections on the frequency of severe illness in pregnant women, data from the UK comparing pregnant and non-pregnant women, data from international studies comparing pregnant and non-pregnant women and insertion of tables in appendix summarising studies. Sections 2 and 6 updated: to signpost to guidance documents to assist maternity units with changes to antenatal and postnatal care. (Source: Current Awar...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decision support could improve ED pediatric appendicitis imaging
Clinical decision support could boost the appropriate use of CT for diagnosin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound followed by CT effective for appendicitis Adult hospitals overuse CT for appendicitis in kids MRI should be 1st choice for pediatric appendicitis Oral contrast not needed to spot kids' appendicitis on CT Can MRI challenge CT in diagnosing appendicitis? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Appendicitis secondary to trauma following a camel kick: case report and review of literature - Toffaha A, Al-Yahri O, Hijawi Z, Al-Mudares S, Al-Tarakji M, Shahid F, Ali SM.
INTRODUCTION: Independently, trauma and appendicitis are two of the most common conditions in surgical practice. Rarely, both conditions may coexist, which raises the controversy whether it is merely a coincidence or trauma may lead to acute appendicitis. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Can variation help to explain the rise in emergency admissions for children aged under five up to 2018/19?
Children under the age of five accounted for ten per cent of emergency attendances and nine per cent of emergency admissions in 2018/19, despite representing less than six per cent of the population – what might some of the factors behind this be? This research considers some of the data and service-related issues that may be affecting this troubling observation. A further research appendix provides further charts and analysis that look at the issue in more depth. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Appendicitis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Neutropenic Appendicitis Outcomes Better With Upfront Surgery Than Observation Neutropenic Appendicitis Outcomes Better With Upfront Surgery Than Observation
Children undergoing cancer treatment who develop neutropenic appendicitis may have lower complication rates and fewer disruptions to chemotherapy regimens with upfront surgery than with observation, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

How Do You Know if Your Appendix Has Burst?
Title: How Do You Know if Your Appendix Has Burst?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 21, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Treatment Success Seen With Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Appendicitis
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- For adults with uncomplicated acute appendicitis, treatment success rates≥65 percent are seen with both oral antibiotics and combined intravenous and oral antibiotics, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Night in the Hospital, From Both Ends of the Stethoscope
As a doctor writing about medical errors, I saw potential risks lurking everywhere when my daughter was hospitalized with appendicitis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danielle Ofri, M.D. Tags: Surgery and Surgeons Accidents and Safety Hospitals Doctors Emergency Medical Treatment Hygiene and Cleanliness Appendicitis Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

What Is the Main Cause of Appendicitis?
Title: What Is the Main Cause of Appendicitis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 5, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

A Child So Sick They Feared the Worst, Now They Urge Change
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press MONTPELIER, Idaho (AP) — Kale Wuthrich watched doctors surround his son in the emergency room, giving him fluids though IV tubes, running a battery of tests and trying to stabilize him. He was enveloped by the confusion and fear that had been building since his 12-year-old suddenly fell ill weeks after a mild bout with the coronavirus. “He was very close at that point to not making it, and basically they told me to sit in the corner and pray,” Wuthrich said. “And that’s what I did.” Related: COVID-19 in Kids — It’s Not a Small P...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Idaho Patient care Pediatric Care Source Type: news

A Child So Sick They Feared the Worst, Now They Urge Change
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press MONTPELIER, Idaho (AP) — Kale Wuthrich watched doctors surround his son in the emergency room, giving him fluids though IV tubes, running a battery of tests and trying to stabilize him. He was enveloped by the confusion and fear that had been building since his 12-year-old suddenly fell ill weeks after a mild bout with the coronavirus. “He was very close at that point to not making it, and basically they told me to sit in the corner and pray,” Wuthrich said. “And that’s what I did.” Related: COVID-19 in Kids — It’s Not a Small P...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Idaho Patient care Pediatric Care Source Type: news

A Child So Sick They Feared the Worst, Now They Urge Change
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press MONTPELIER, Idaho (AP) — Kale Wuthrich watched doctors surround his son in the emergency room, giving him fluids though IV tubes, running a battery of tests and trying to stabilize him. He was enveloped by the confusion and fear that had been building since his 12-year-old suddenly fell ill weeks after a mild bout with the coronavirus. “He was very close at that point to not making it, and basically they told me to sit in the corner and pray,” Wuthrich said. “And that’s what I did.” Related: COVID-19 in Kids — It’s Not a Small P...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Idaho Patient care Pediatric Care Source Type: news

A Child So Sick They Feared the Worst, Now They Urge Change
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press MONTPELIER, Idaho (AP) — Kale Wuthrich watched doctors surround his son in the emergency room, giving him fluids though IV tubes, running a battery of tests and trying to stabilize him. He was enveloped by the confusion and fear that had been building since his 12-year-old suddenly fell ill weeks after a mild bout with the coronavirus. “He was very close at that point to not making it, and basically they told me to sit in the corner and pray,” Wuthrich said. “And that’s what I did.” Related: COVID-19 in Kids — It’s Not a Small P...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Idaho Patient care Pediatric Care Source Type: news

A Child So Sick They Feared the Worst, Now They Urge Change
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press MONTPELIER, Idaho (AP) — Kale Wuthrich watched doctors surround his son in the emergency room, giving him fluids though IV tubes, running a battery of tests and trying to stabilize him. He was enveloped by the confusion and fear that had been building since his 12-year-old suddenly fell ill weeks after a mild bout with the coronavirus. “He was very close at that point to not making it, and basically they told me to sit in the corner and pray,” Wuthrich said. “And that’s what I did.” Related: COVID-19 in Kids — It’s Not a Small P...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 24, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Idaho Patient care Pediatric Care Source Type: news