Prevalence and Outcomes of Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Associated With Pulmonary Hypertension*

PREVALENCE AND OUTCOMES OF PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST ASSOCIATED WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION*

Objectives: In adult in-hospital cardiac arrest, pulmonary hypertension is associated with worse outcomes, but pulmonary hypertension-associated...

London ambulances took an HOUR on average to reach heart attack patients in March

LONDON AMBULANCES TOOK AN HOUR ON AVERAGE TO REACH HEART ATTACK PATIENTS IN MARCH

NHS statistics published today show that patients who had a heart attack or stroke in London faced waits up to three times as long...

 
 
 
NHS figures show 92% of coronavirus victims in England are over-60

NHS FIGURES SHOW 92% OF CORONAVIRUS VICTIMS IN ENGLAND ARE OVER-60

NHS England data reveals 40 per cent of those who were killed by COVID-19 in England were in their 60s and 70s. More than half - 52...

US firm ThermoFisher says it can supply UK with 100,000 COVID-19 test kits per day

US FIRM THERMOFISHER SAYS IT CAN SUPPLY UK WITH 100,000 COVID-19 TEST KITS PER DAY

The chief operating officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Massachusetts but with 5,000 employees in the UK, said the company...

 
 
 
Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

PLEASE STOP THROWING YOUR USED GLOVES AND MASKS ON THE GROUND

Dispose of your single-use gloves and masks properly. Not only could littering spread the coronavirus, there are other, less obvious...

Face masks are effective at STOPPING the spread of the coronavirus through speaking, NIH study finds

FACE MASKS ARE EFFECTIVE AT STOPPING THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS THROUGH SPEAKING, NIH STUDY FINDS

A new study by the National Institutes of Health has confirmed that masks are effective at stopping the spread of the coronavirus....

 
 
 
Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

RATES OF FLU-LIKE ILLNESSES IN SANTA CLARA ARE TWICE AS LOW AS IN NEW YORK

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 HITTING SOME AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES HARDER

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a...

 
 
 
Coronavirus: Face masks DO NOT prevent infection, WHO says

CORONAVIRUS: FACE MASKS DO NOT PREVENT INFECTION, WHO SAYS

The WHO was forced to review new evidence from Hong Kong claiming mass-issuing the masks may have helped contain the pandemic. But...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

STUDY: NEARLY 8 OUT OF 10 CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN CHINA CAUGHT IT FROM SOMEONE WITH NO SYMPTOMS

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the...

 
 
 
Tool That Helps Leukemia Patients Plan For Cancer Treatment

TOOL THAT HELPS LEUKEMIA PATIENTS PLAN FOR CANCER TREATMENT

New prognostic tool foretells how long someone diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia should wait before starting cancer treatment.

Could coronavirus cause testicular pain? American man tests positive after a 'stabbing' sensation 

COULD CORONAVIRUS CAUSE TESTICULAR PAIN? AMERICAN MAN TESTS POSITIVE AFTER A 'STABBING' SENSATION 

The 42-year-old, from Massachusetts, sought emergency help because of the 'stabbing' pain in his testicles, stomach, chest and back...

 
 
 
Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 7,095 with 936 daily fatalities

CORONAVIRUS UK: DEATH TOLL HITS 7,095 WITH 936 DAILY FATALITIES

Today's statistics come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care in London and authorities say it may be another 10...

Insights Into Environmental Effects of Anti-Cancer Drugs

INSIGHTS INTO ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF ANTI-CANCER DRUGS

With various antineoplastic agents or anticancer agents in late-stage clinical development, it is vital to understand the toxicity...

 
 
 
How to Stop Touching Your Face to Prevent Viruses

HOW TO STOP TOUCHING YOUR FACE TO PREVENT VIRUSES

Dayna Dye A handshake, a kiss on the cheek, a hug: gestures of greeting and affection we've come to expect from those we know. .. and...

Burnout Rates in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians

BURNOUT RATES IN PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIANS

Objective Burnout is a syndrome in which a reduced sense of personal accomplishment, depersonalization, and emotional exhaustion develop...

 
 
 
Evidence-Based Medicine Curriculum Improves Pediatric Emergency Fellows' Scores on In-Training Examinations

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE CURRICULUM IMPROVES PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FELLOWS' SCORES ON IN-TRAINING EXAMINATIONS

Objectives The aim of this study was to determine if implementation of our evidence-based medicine curriculum had an effect on pediatric...

Parotitis on Ultrasound: The Pomegranate Sign

PAROTITIS ON ULTRASOUND: THE POMEGRANATE SIGN

The differential diagnosis for facial swelling is broad and can be a diagnostic challenge in the pediatric emergency department. We...

 
 
 
Diagnosis and Management of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Infection in the Emergency Department

DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF NEONATAL HERPES SIMPLEX INFECTION IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection is rare in neonates, with an estimated global incidence of 10 per 100,000 live births. Neonatal...

Coronavirus death rate lower in countries using old BCG vaccine

CORONAVIRUS DEATH RATE LOWER IN COUNTRIES USING OLD BCG VACCINE

In the UK, all schoolchildren between ten and 14 were injected with the vaccine between 1953 and 2005 but only the most at-risk now...