COVID-19 rapid evidence summary: Tocilizumab for COVID-19 [ES33] NICE (published 15th January 2021)
Unpublished preliminary evidence from the REMAP ‑CAP study has suggested that tocilizumab is beneficial in adults with severe COVID‑19 who are critically ill and receiving respiratory or cardiovascular organ support in an intensive care setting (all randomised within 24 hours of starting organ support). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nice phone: Bali ’s thieving monkeys can spot high-value items to ransom
Study finds macaques go for tourists ’ electronics and wallets over empty bags and then maximise their profitAt the Uluwatu temple in Bali, monkeys mean business. The long-tailed macaques who roam the ancient site are infamous for brazenly robbing unsuspecting tourists and clinging on to their possessions until food is offered as ransom payment.Researchers have found they are also skilled at judging which items their victims value the most and using this information to maximise their profit.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent Tags: Animal behaviour Bali Indonesia Animals Science Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Data Show More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs During the Pandemic, Defying Doctors ’ Expectations
If she found the right guy, Kari Arenberg could see herself having kids. But her work was never conducive to dating, let alone to freezing her eggs in hopes of leaving her options open. The 31-year-old event producer traveled constantly between New York City and Los Angeles, with long days lifting heavy boxes and running around venues. Then, in 2020, Arenberg was furloughed, and the egg-freezing process became, for the first time in her life, logistically possible. She moved in with her family in Chicago and visited a clinic. Soon she was giving herself as many as three shots a day to stimulate her ovaries, and visiting th...
Source: TIME: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

NICE consultation on intrapartum care
NICE is consulting on a draft scope for intrapartum care for healthy women and babies. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

During my recent birthday, I had to go to the hospital. The medical staff and technicians made it kind of nice.
I had enjoyed my days there because of the human interaction, as well as the professionalism and kindness of the nurses and others. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Martha M. Hamilton Source Type: news

Antimicrobial prescribing: delafloxacin for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections [ES32], NICE (published 5th January 2021)
Evidence summaries are developed by NICE and provide advice and support for the safe, efficient and effective use of medicines to help inform national and local decision making about medicines. They summarise the best available evidence for medicines with significant implications for the NHS. Each evidence summary is underpinned by a detailed evidence review. Evidence summaries provide advice but do not include recommendations and are not formal NICE guidance. Delafloxacin (Quofenix, Menarini) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, which is available as a powder for infusion and a tablet. It has a marketing authorisation for tr...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial prescribing: delafloxacin for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections- evidence summary (ES32), NICE
Review suggests this fluoroquinolone may be an option for adults needing hospital treatment for severe acute bacterial skin& skin structure infections, when standard oral and IV treatments are not suitable. Evidence supports use of IV with switch to oral after 3 days if possible (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Streamlined process for new medicines
Companies can now submit medicines for the new Innovative Licensing and Access Pathway (ILAP) following close collaboration between the NICE, drug regulators, the NHS and equivalent organisations in Scotland. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 6, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
This guideline covers the care of people who have signs and symptoms that develop during or after an infection that is consistent with COVID-19, which continue for more than four weeks and are not explained by an alternative diagnosis. This guideline was first issued in 2020. SIGN, NICE, and the RCGP are developing the guideline using a'living'approach, which means that targeted areas of the guideline will be continuously reviewed and updated in response to emerging evidence. SIGN 161, December 2020 (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gum disease-causing bacteria borrow growth molecules from neighbors to thrive
(University at Buffalo) The human body is filled with friendly bacteria. However, some of these microorganisms, such as Veillonella parvula, may be too nice. These peaceful bacteria engage in a one-sided relationship with pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis, helping the germ multiply and cause gum disease, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An evaluation of the effect that the implementation of the NICE rules may have on a diagnostic imaging department for the early management of head injuries - Hickman C, Harvey J.
INTRODUCTION: Guidelines by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) for the early management of minor head injuries initiate the use of computed tomography (CT) for patients who may be at risk of developing intracranial haematoma. This retro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Immature survival data for cancer drugs impacts NICE decisions
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

NICE publishes guidance on shared decision-making
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Adherence to NICE schizophrenia guideline improves outcomes, reduces cost
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Shared decision making is an integral part of healthcare
Shared decision making between patients and clinicians should be embedded throughout healthcare services, says NICE. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

I Don ’t Feel Safe Returning to Work During the Pandemic. What Should I Do?
Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical or legal advice—those questions should go to your doctor or lawyer—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a question? Write to us at covidquestions@time.com. Today, Robert from Virginia asks: I work as a front desk receptionist. Our corporate office ordered that all offices nationwide have at least one person return ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Source Type: news

Guideline on managing the long-term effects of COVID-19
NICE, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) havepublished a guideline on the management of the long-term effects of COVID-19 (also known as Long COVID). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Long COVID patients to get help at more than 60 clinics, NHS England
NHS England has announced patients suffering with the long-term symptoms of Covid-19 can now access specialist help at 69 sites across the country. This comes as NICE publishes guidance on best practice for recognising, investigating and rehabilitating patients with long Covid. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tesla stock price target gets a 28% boost at Wedbush, but not enough to recommend buying
Tesla Inc. got a nice endorsement from prolific Wedbush analyst Dan Ives, who said the China demand story was playing out, but that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Funeral Costs are Driving Families Hit by COVID-19 to Desperate Measures
Before they entered the emergency room in San Antonio in late September, Randy Hinojosa turned to his wife of 26 years and assured her that they’d both get better and see each other again. “I said, ‘We came together. We leave together,” he recalls. Hinojosa recovered from his bout of COVID-19, but his wife did not. Five weeks later, on Oct. 25, Elisa Hinojosa died of the disease. Faced with a $15,000 bill for funeral expenses, Hinojosa, 52, paid it without hesitating, even though his own four-day hospital stay with the virus had set him back $5,000 and the pandemic had hurt his business as a self-em...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

Chicago Bears Latest News: December 21, 2020
G’bye Purple, it was nice doing our annual "knock you guys out of the playoffs again" game at your stadium. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long COVID update: Official NICE guidelines highlight 28 symptoms of post-COVID syndrome
LONG COVID mystified medics, who had never dealt with the virus SARS-CoV-2 before, let alone the long-term effects. Nearly a year since the world's first encounter with the deadly disease, official guidance on post-COVID syndrome has been shared. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid symptoms latest: The 28 long covid symptoms to look out for
COVID symptoms latest: More and more reports have been published of those suffering with long covid symptoms. Now the NICE have issued an official list of all 28 long covid symptoms including respiratory, generalised, neurological, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 [NG188], NICE (published 18th December 2020)
This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as'long COVID'. It makes recommendations about care in all healthcare settings for adults, children and young people who have new or ongoing symptoms 4 weeks or more after the start of acute COVID-19. It also includes advice on organising services for long COVID. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Agencies Pivot Patient Care Response Resources amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) program in Sacramento County (CA) under development to be implemented as an alternative model for response to low-acuity calls and high utilizers of emergency services was quickly brought to an operational status. It was then redesigned and redirected to serve a new purpose as the COVID-19 pandemic struck northern California and challenged patients’ access to appropriate healthcare. Upon the outbreak of COVID-19, three Sacramento-area fire departments joined forces with local hospitals to rapidly mobilize a MIH program to deliver patient-centric care, testing and education to o...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 18, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Community Paramedicine and Mobile Health Exclusives Patient Care California EMT Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

'Long Covid' guidance urges referral to UK clinics after four weeks
Nice issues first guidelines but ME campaigners say they lack symptom management adviceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients with ongoing Covid symptoms should be referred to specialist clinics as early as four weeks after they develop the illness, according to the first official guidelines on the management of “long Covid”.However, ME campaigners are disappointed that the guidelines fail to recognise apotential overlap between ongoing Covid symptoms and post-viral fatigue syndrome or ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome), and that they provide no speci...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Long Covid Coronavirus National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ME / Chronic fatigue syndrome UK news Society Science Source Type: news

Rapid COVID-19 guidance on vitamin D
In collaboration with Public Health England (PHE), and the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), NICE conducted a rapid evidence review evaluating evidence from recent studies on vitamin D in relation to COVID-19. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hey, that's nice: Taylor Swift moved her album's release date to not conflict with Paul McCartney's
Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney reportedly danced around each other's release dates, knowing full well that a single day could not... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lots of bad, some good mark a forgettable year
2020 will be hard to forget. But wouldn't it be nice if we intentionally and collectively decided to forget about the year after tucking in the lessons we learned of what to do and what not to do going forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Sougata Mukherjee Source Type: news

Experts believe vitamin D may not protect from COVID-19
Experts from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) believe there is not enough evidence to suggest that taking vitamin D supplements protects or improves recovery from COVID-19.Sky News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

COVID-19 rapid guideline: vitamin D, [NG187], NICE (updated 17th December 2020)
This guideline covers vitamin D use in the context of COVID ‑19. It is for adults, young people and children in hospitals and community settings. Vitamin D is important for bone and muscle health. It may also have a role in the body's immune response to respiratory viruses. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First guidance on diagnosing and managing 'long COVID' published by NICE, SIGN and RCGP
GPs should proactively follow up all high-risk or vulnerable patients who have had a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 to ensure they have access to appropriate care, according to the first clinical guideline on long COVID. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - December 17, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Not enough evidence that vitamin D can treat or prevent COVID-19, says NICE
There is not currently enough evidence to support taking vitamin D to prevent or treat COVID-19, a new rapid evidence review by NICE has concluded. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - December 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Management of the long-term effects of COVID-19 webinar, RCGP
In September 2020, 67% of members who responded to a RCGP survey said they were looking after patients with symptoms from COVID-19 lasting longer than 12 weeks, many of whom were never admitted to hospital and were never tested for COVID-19. This webinar if designed for GPs who have such patients. Updates are also given on the new NICE/SIGN/RCGP guidelines for management of the long-term effects of COVID-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON salutes team that kept up abortion access in lockdown
UNISON is celebrating a team of nurses who ensured that, throughout the pandemic, women have still been able to access abortion services. Every year, the union sponsors the Team of the Year award at the Nursing Times awards. This year, that has been won by Marie Stopes International (MSI) Reproductive Choices, which made sure tha women had access to virtual support and medicines for early abortion during the pandemic. The award to the team is in recognition of its rapid development of a treatment pathway to make sure women could still access early medical abortion. Before the pandemic, such abortions were delivered in...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article abortion equalities nursing women's rights Source Type: news

Keller @ Large: Mass. Residents Trust Doctors Most On COVID Vaccine
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Keller @ Large Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Jon Keller Keller At Large Source Type: news

Watch live: SpaceX is fueling its Starship for a a high-altitude flight
The weather in South Texas is again rather nice. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Chuck Yeager Claimed He Had No ‘Right Stuff’
Frank Borman did not expect to hear a congratulations from Chuck Yeager one day in 1962—and that’s just as well because he didn’t get one. It wasn’t a surprise that Yeager wouldn’t extend much courtesy to the likes of Borman. There were rules, after all, and there was a hierarchy after all, and Yeager, who on Dec. 7 died at the age of 97, was then the commander of the flight school at Edwards Air Force Base in California, where test pilots were trained. Borman was just one more young Air Force officer who had scrapped and competed to be assigned to so coveted a billet as learning under Yeager&...
Source: TIME: Science - December 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Lucas Till Calls ‘ MacGyver ’ Season Five ‘ The Best Season I ’ ve Ever Had ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Only CBS MacGyver Matt Weiss Source Type: news

Winter Storm Watch: Tracking Heavy Rain, Possible Snow Saturday
BOSTON (CBS) – You got to admit, this isn’t all that bad. These 50-degree, blue sky days in December sure feel nice. There’s not a speck of ice to be found yet on the ponds and the grass is greener than it’s been all year. Winter-shminter, maybe we will just skip it this year. Not buying it? Yeah, me neither. Sure, we are forecasting a mild and rather uneventful winter, but this ain’t Arizona. New England is gonna do New England sooner or later in winter, no matter how much La Nina or global warming you toss in. This brings us to this weekend. This has been a tough one to pin down. Over the la...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Beyond The Forecast Blogs Boston News CBS Boston Blogs Featured Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Snow Terry Elisen ZZ-DONTUSEWeather Blog Source Type: news

Position statement on resumption of renal services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, British Renal Society/Renal Association
With rising rates of COVID-19, some hospitals are stopping all elective procedures and surgery in order to support emergency admissions. In other parts of the country, hospitals are prioritising a back log of surgical cases that accrued during the first COVID-19 wave. Whilst we recognise the difficulty of these choices and the need to focus care, we are writing to emphasise that time-critical procedures and surgery for patients with kidney disease should continue. Although some of these procedures are classified as elective, they are often urgent and have significant implications for patient survival if delayed. Guid...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Scientist's 2020 Gift Guide
We all deserve something nice this year. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and capability to work: draft quality standard, NICE
This DRAFT quality standard covers how to help people return to work after long-term sickness, reduction of recurring sickness, and prevention of moving from short-term to long-term sickness absence. Registered stakeholders have until 11th Jan to comment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supporting and developing community end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic: an example of collaborative working, Kent Community NHS Foundation Trust
Summary on how a local health economy used NICE rapid Covid-19 guideline NG163 to support provision of end of life care in the local community, in order to ensure the service could continue to operate responsively and effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial prescribing: cefiderocol [ES31], NICE (published 3rd December 2020)
This evidence review covers the safety and efficacy data for this intravenous siderophore cephalosporin antibiotic. Three RCTs are reviewed, one of which was for use in carbapenem-resistant gram-negative organisms. Evidence limitations and potential place in therapy are covered (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news