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Invitan a Ciclo de Conferencias en materia de turismo de salud e inauguración del Hospital NewCity

Invitan a los profesionales de la salud de la región y sectores involucrados con el turismo médico. Este jueves 27 y viernes 28 de octubre respectivamente TIJUANA.- El día de ayer se llevó a cabo la presentación del ciclo de conferencias en materia de turismo de Salud e inauguración del […]

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COVID-19 Patients Face Risks After Hospital Discharge

People face substantially higher risks of health problems in the months after being discharged from the hospital following a bout of COVID-19, researchers in England found. Comparing 24,673 COVID-19 patients who survived at least a week after hospital discharge and 123,362 similarly aged people in the general population, they found […]

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Efficacy of Portable Air Systems in Hospital Rooms

Total bioaerosols, including SARS-CoV-2 RNA, were reduced in a hospital unit when the air system was operative. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from patients to healthcare workers has occurred despite the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Researchers in the U.K. posited that portable systems combining high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration with […]

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Aspirin in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial

Background Aspirin has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19 on the basis of its anti-thrombotic properties. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of aspirin in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. Methods In this randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial, several possible treatments were compared with usual care […]

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Impact of Hospital Strain on Excess Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, July 2020–July 2021

Summary What is already known about this topic? COVID-19 surges have stressed hospital systems and negatively affected health care and public health infrastructures and national critical functions. What is added by this report? The conditions of hospital strain during July 2020–July 2021, which included the presence of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) […]

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Long-term use of immunosuppressive medicines and in-hospital COVID-19 outcomes: a retrospective cohort study using data from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative

Background Many individuals take long-term immunosuppressive medications. We evaluated whether these individuals have worse outcomes when hospitalised with COVID-19 compared with non-immunosuppressed individuals. Methods We conducted a retrospective cohort study using data from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C), the largest longitudinal electronic health record repository of patients in hospital […]

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Hospital Trust Breached Health and Safety Law Over Staff Face Masks, HSE Finds

Some workers at a hospital where a radiographer died after contracting COVID-19 did not get adequate help in fitting their face masks properly, an investigation has found. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation was launched after radiographer Simon Guest, who worked at Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Cumbria, died […]

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Reduced Hospital Admission Seen in High-Risk COVID Patients Given Monoclonal Antibody Combo

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People with mild to moderate COVID-19 who were treated with casirivimab and imdevimab – two monoclonal antibodies with emergency-use authorization for COVID-19 in the U.S. – had lower hospitalization rates than untreated counterparts in a retrospective study. Dr. Raymund Razonable of Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, […]

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Covid-19: Most people admitted to hospital after vaccination were infected before immunity could develop, research shows

The majority of vaccinated people who were admitted to hospital for covid-19 were probably infected shortly before or around the time of their vaccination, highlighting the importance of maintaining social distancing and understanding that immunity develops over time, researchers have said.1 The International Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Consortium Clinical Characterisation […]

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