Emergency department physicians have high need-for-recovery scores, with increased scores for those with difficulty accessing annual and study leave.
With the use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) increasing, this study looked at ATS overdose-involved emergency department visit trends and visit characteristics associated with ATS overdose.
Among patients surviving an index COVID-19 hospitalization, 9% are readmitted within 2 months of discharge.
Researchers indicate that fears of visiting an emergency department because of the pandemic may be unfounded after concluding that SARS-CoV-2 transmission inside an ED is unlikely.
Nurses are experiencing depressive symptoms and sleep difficulties because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of nearly 10,000 nurses.
Study authors conducted a multinational meta-analysis in SARS-CoV-2 patients to assess the risk of stroke relative to the general population and to identify risk factors of stroke.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be associated with higher rates of mortality in patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
The outbreak prompted the hospital’s infection control team to increase testing capacity, modify policies about social distancing and PPE, and review contact tracing protocol to keep patients and providers safe.
The ACTT-2 study began on May 8 and included more than 1000 patients.
Investigators sought to identify characteristics associated with length of hospital stay in individuals undergoing electroconvulsive therapy for bipolar disorder.
Previously, the EUA limited use to patients with severe COVID-19 disease.
Many hospital nurses in Illinois and New York were burned out and working in understaffed conditions immediately prior to the pandemic.
This study found that diabetic patients with COVID-19 had lower lymphocyte counts and longer hospital stays.
There are greater shortages of ICU beds for critically ill patients in low-income neighborhoods compared with high-income neighborhoods.
Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections with antibiotics is associated with an increased risk for hospital admissions.
ICU mortality from COVID-19 is lower than initially thought, with a combined mortality of 41.6% based on 24 studies.
Readmissions for CRS, neurotoxicity, infection, and other adverse events are common after immunotherapy with axicabtagene ciloleucel.
The cumulative incidence of COVID-19 is 403.6 cases per 100,000 persons in the United States, and hospitalization and death rates are 6 and 12 times higher, respectively, for those with underlying conditions.
The American Hospital Association survey provided data to determine the availability of telemedicine services at US hospitals in 2019.
Researchers sought to provide an early description and characterization of COVID-19 infection in North American pediatric intensive care units.