Massachusetts Reports 3,836 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Rises To 6.63%
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Source Type: news

Why Sibley President Hasan Zia says affordable housing is key in maintaining health care workforce
Dr. Hasan Zia first came to Sibley Memorial Hospital during his surgical residency at George Washington University. He started as director of its intensive care unit in 2006, only the second employed physician on a medical staff of about 1,000 independent providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 6, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Massachusetts Reports 4,376 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Rises Over 6%
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated Local Coronavirus Source Type: news

Safety Concerns Halt High-dose Tenecteplase Stroke Study Safety Concerns Halt High-dose Tenecteplase Stroke Study
The NOR-TEST 2A trial was stopped after increased rates of ICH and mortality were seen in the group assigned to tenecteplase 0.4 mg/kg compared with the standard dose of alteplase.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Booster After Infection Adds Little Extra Benefit vs Omicron Booster After Infection Adds Little Extra Benefit vs Omicron
Among people who were previously infected with the coronavirus, a third dose of an mRNA vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna may not boost their protection against the Omicron variant of the virus, according to new data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Diagnostic Stewardship Cuts Blood Cultures, Antibiotic Use in PICU
THURSDAY, May 5, 2022 -- In the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), multidisciplinary diagnostic stewardship interventions can reduce blood culture and antibiotic use, according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA Pediatrics. Charlotte Z.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Temperature Profile and Adverse Outcomes After ICU Discharge Temperature Profile and Adverse Outcomes After ICU Discharge
Assessing core body temperature measurements at the time of ICU discharge may help predict the risk for adverse events among these patients.American Journal of Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

You vs the United States: Whom Did COVID Vaccines Protect? You vs the United States: Whom Did COVID Vaccines Protect?
Throwing a spanner into the hopes for high levels of population immunity.Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Key Points From the New Heart Failure Guidelines Key Points From the New Heart Failure Guidelines
Dr Ileana Pi ña discusses the 2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA heart failure guidelines and how they compare with the European guidelines and recent data on heart failure.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Acute poisonings presenting to King Edward VIII hospital intensive care unit in Durban, South Africa - Goga R, de Vasconcellos K, Singh D.
BACKGROUND: Acute poisoning is a potentially preventable burden on the healthcare systems and a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Improved knowledge of the patterns of poisoning, the clinical course and outcomes of these cases may hel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness
CDC answers questions about how effective vaccines are against preventing serious illness with newer COVID variants.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Article Source Type: news

Pacific Community-Led Health Missions Arrive with Critical Support to Tonga and Kiribati Grappling with COVID-19 Surges
Pacific Community health experts conduct laboratory training for COVID-19 testing with their healthcare colleagues in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Credit: Pacific Community (SPC)By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , May 3 2022 (IPS) Before the pandemic emerged in 2020, health services in many Pacific Island countries were under-resourced, under-funded and under-staffed. Now following recent outbreaks of COVID-19, advancing the capacity and development of health and medical services in vulnerable nations, such as Tonga and Kiribati, is increasingly urgent. In the central Pacific atoll nation of Kiribati, virus cases have skyrocke...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies PACIFIC COMMUNITY Pacific Community Climate Wire TerraViva United Nations #AsiaPacific #Covid19 IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bur Source Type: news

Severe Neonatal Respiratory Distress Due to SARS-CoV-2 Severe Neonatal Respiratory Distress Due to SARS-CoV-2
This case details the complex management of a rare but serious neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection, leading to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ontario reports 1,432 COVID-19 hospitalizations, no new deaths
Ontario's COVID-19 hospitalization and intensive care unit admission numbers inched upward Monday, but there were no new deaths linked to the illness reported. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

CytoSorbents Awarded Preferred Supplier Agreement with Asklepios, One of the Largest Private Hospital Operators in Germany
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 2, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a leader in the treatment of life-threatening conditions in the intensive care unit and cardiac surgery using blood purification, an... Devices, Group Purchasing CytoSorbents, CytoSorb, blood purification (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news