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- ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September September 17, 2020Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
- Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says September 17, 2020A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.
- Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows September 16, 2020President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
- Treatment Delays and Worse Outcomes for Patients With In-Hospital Stroke October 21, 2020(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Feras Akbik, Haolin Xu, et al.; Amy Y.X. Yu, Michael D. Hill Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, hospitalists, emergency department physicians The goal of this study was to examine trends in the...
- Bad SAD Season Coming; OxyContin Maker Cops Plea October 21, 2020(MedPage Today) -- A meta-analysis of 39 randomized clinical trials concluded pharmacotherapy plus manualized psychotherapy -- cognitive behavioral therapy, family/conjoint therapy, interpersonal therapy, or psychoeducational therapy -- was...
- Fauci: 'Open Up America Again' Thwarted COVID Control October 21, 2020(MedPage Today) -- Haphazard and inconsistent shutdowns are why the U.S. was never able to return to a baseline of COVID-19 cases the way the European Union did, said Anthony Fauci, MD, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...
- IL-6 Blockade Disappoints in Early COVID-19 October 21, 2020(MedPage Today) -- Tocilizumab (Actemra) didn't show clear evidence of efficacy against COVID-19 relatively early in the disease course in a slew of data from randomized trials and observational studies. The monoclonal antibody against inflammatory...
- Diagnostic Error Database Reveals Clues for Improvement October 21, 2020(MedPage Today) -- Starting a database of diagnostic errors can help clinicians learn from their mistakes and improve patient care, Divvy Upadhyay, MD, MPH, of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, said. "Developing such a database...
- Integrative Review of Lower Extremity Nerve Injury During Vaginal Birth October 20, 2020To describe the incidence, health effects, risk factors, and practice implications of lower extremity nerve injury (LENI) related to vaginal births.
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, November 2020 October 20, 2020A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- Lower Extremity Nerve Injury in Childbirth: AWHONN Practice Brief Number 11 October 19, 2020Lower extremity nerve injury occurs when nerves are compressed or stretched. Duration and intensity of the pressure and/or stretch affect the extent of nerve damage (Bunch & Hope, 2014). These injuries are uncommon, but their effect on women after birth can be devastating. Symptoms vary based on the affected nerve and may include numbness, paresthesia, […]
- 2020—The Year of the Nurse and the Pandemic October 19, 2020The pandemic has challenged nurses and their care of women, newborns, and childbearing families in unique and unforeseen ways.
- Maternal and Newborn Safety During the Administration of Brexanolone: AWHONN Practice Brief Number 10 October 14, 2020Standardized protocols that address staffing and the safety of the mother and newborn or infant should be implemented at all facilities at which brexanolone is administered to treat severe postpartum depression (PPD).
- HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield to give update on COVID-19 response, Operation Warp Speed October 21, 2020Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A.
- CDC and the American Mosquito Control Association Collaborate on First-ever Comprehensive Resources for Mosquito Control in Areas Affected by Natural Disasters October 13, 2020The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) have collaborated to provide the first-ever comprehensive volume of resources to guide mosquito control in areas affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes and flooding in this special edition of the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association (JAMCA).
- CDC shares guidance on how to stay safe during and after Hurricane Delta October 9, 2020The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing important information to keep you and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Delta.
- CDC Updates “How COVID is Spread” Webpage October 5, 2020Today, CDC issued updated guidance to its How COVID-19 Spreads website, which includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
- CDC Medical Officer Honored with 2020 Sammies Award October 5, 2020Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health scientist Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH, has been awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal® by the Partnership for Public Service.
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