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Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population. Schools have begun revisiting their procedures to ensure that they are doing everything possible to meet the #mentalhealth care needs of their students.
Data on 8910 patients hospitalized with a diagnosis of #COVID19 were analyzed. Neither the use of angiotensin-converting–enzyme inhibitors nor the use of angiotensin-receptor blockers was associated with an increased risk of in-hospital death.
Just published: article from China CDC describes a novel coronavirus detected in patients with pneumonia whose specimens were tested at an early stage of the outbreak. The authors describe clinical features of the pneumonia in three of these patients.
In this double-blind RCT in 1063 adults hospitalized with #COVID19 , a 10-day course of intravenous remidesivir was superior to placebo in shortening the time to recovery. The estimates of mortality at 14 days were 7.1% in the remdesivir group and 11.9% in the placebo group.
Among 1376 patients with #COVID19 admitted to a NYC hospital, 59% were treated with hydroxychloroquine. After adjustment for baseline characteristics, there was no significant association between hydroxychloroquine treatment and the composite end point of intubation or death.
A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic #heartfailure . After a ventricular assist device was placed & anticoagulation therapy initiated, hemoptysis developed, and he expectorated a cast of the right bronchial tree.