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New 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care in adults and children

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care – Circulation

Highlights: 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC

Executive Summary: 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

News release: Updated CPR guidelines tackle health disparities, management of opioid-related emergencies and physical, emotional recovery – American Heart Association

 


Best practices in managing cardiac arrest in the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:44h | UTC

Best Practices in Managing Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Randomized trial: Tocilizumab does not improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with Covid-19

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:42h | UTC

Efficacy of Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized with Covid-19 – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Tocilizumab doesn’t ease symptoms or prevent death in moderately ill COVID-19 inpatients – Massachusetts General Hospital

 


Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of color

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of color – STAT

Original report: Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19, by Age and Race and Ethnicity — United States, January 26–October 3, 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Will Covid-19 vaccines save lives? Current trials aren’t designed to tell us

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:40h | UTC

Will covid-19 vaccines save lives? Current trials aren’t designed to tell us – The BMJ

Commentaries: COVID-19 vaccine trials won’t tell us if the shots save lives, expert notes – CNN AND Coronavirus vaccine trials won’t tell us if they save lives, prevent serious illness or stop transmission – here’s why – The Conversation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New calculator predicts risk of hospital admission and mortality from coronavirus 19 in adults

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:37h | UTC

Living risk prediction algorithm (QCOVID) for risk of hospital admission and mortality from coronavirus 19 in adults: national derivation and validation cohort study – The BMJ

See calculator: QCovid® risk calculator

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SARS-CoV-2 immunity: Review and applications to phase 3 vaccine candidates

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:36h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 immunity: review and applications to phase 3 vaccine candidates – The Lancet

Commentary: The COVID-19 vaccine pipeline – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: COVID-19 mitigation measures linked to lower incidence of preterm birth

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:35h | UTC

Impact of COVID-19 mitigation measures on the incidence of preterm birth: a national quasi-experimental study – The Lancet Public Health

Commentary: Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence – The New York Times

 


Perspective: Immunity and Re-Infection

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:34h | UTC

Immunity and Re-Infection – Science Translational Medicine

 


Professionalism revealed: Rethinking quality improvement in the wake of a pandemic

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Professionalism Revealed: Rethinking Quality Improvement in the Wake of a Pandemic – NEJM Catalyst

 


Meta-analysis: Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Dual antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention and drug-eluting stents

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Drug-Eluting Stents: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis – Circulation

 


Imaging features and differential diagnoses of non-neoplastic diffuse mediastinal diseases

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Imaging features and differential diagnoses of non-neoplastic diffuse mediastinal diseases – Insights into Imaging

 


ATS Conference coverage: Many patients prescribed home oxygen after an acute COPD exacerbation no longer meet the criteria two to three months later

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Breathing easier from hospital to home – ACP Internist

 


Meta-analysis: Evaluating prophylactic heparin in ambulatory patients with solid tumors

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Evaluating prophylactic heparin in ambulatory patients with solid tumours: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis – The Lancet Haematology (free registration required)

 


Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:30h | UTC

Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond – The BMJ

 


Studies offer little hope for Tocilizumab in treating COVID

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Studies offer little hope for tocilizumab in treating COVID – CIDRAP

See studies: Association Between Early Treatment With Tocilizumab and Mortality Among Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 – JAMA Internal Medicine AND Effect of Tocilizumab vs Standard Care on Clinical Worsening in Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 Pneumonia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine AND Effect of Tocilizumab vs Usual Care in Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19 and Moderate or Severe Pneumonia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: expert reaction to three studies of Tocilizumab to treat COVID patients – Science Media Centre

Related study (preprint): Tocilizumab in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 Pneumonia – medRxiv

 


Dozens to be deliberately infected with coronavirus in UK ‘human challenge’ trials

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Dozens to be deliberately infected with coronavirus in UK ‘human challenge’ trials – Nature

Commentaries: U.K. Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Expose Study Subjects – NPR AND UK plan to be first to run human challenge Covid trials – BBC

 


Studies point to big drop in COVID-19 death rates

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates – NPR

 


‘Super antigens’ tied to mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

‘Super antigens’ tied to mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children – National Geographic

 


Viewpoint – COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: Translating evidence into action

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: translating evidence into action – Archives of Disease in Childhood

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective: COVID-19 in children and young people

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

COVID-19 in children and young people – Science

 


Updated Guideline: Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:16h | UTC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection in Pregnancy – Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

 


COVID-19 and first trimester spontaneous abortion: a case-control study of 225 pregnant patients

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:15h | UTC

COVID-19 and first trimester spontaneous abortion: a case-control study of 225 pregnant patients – American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

 


Guidelines for care of adults with Down Syndrome

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Medical Care of Adults With Down Syndrome: A Clinical Guideline – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Guidelines for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome

 


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