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Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

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Canadian researchers drew similar conclusions from the extensive use of oseltamivir during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. In a commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Matthew Cheng, MDCM, of McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, and colleagues wrote, “Even now, because there has been no RCT, it is not definitely known whether oseltamivir is efficacious…” …

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Might COVID-19 Meld Public Health With Clinical Medicine?

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Clinical medicine at its base is “one patient, one physician, one moment, one decision” — all day, every day. At The Lundberg Institute we add: Let it be a decision shared by patient and physician, informed by the best evidence, …

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Trending Clinical Topic: SARS-CoV-2

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 –New research and information regarding severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, resulted in this week’s top trending clinical topic. The Coronavirus Study Group of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses termed the …

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COVID-19 Slows Drug Studies, Curbs Clinical Trials

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March 31, 2020 — When patients with terminal diagnoses run out of hope, they often turn to clinical trials for one more “Hail Mary pass” at a successful treatment or cure. Many in this situation have been extremely anxious over the last few weeks, with COVID-19 fears on top …

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Trending Clinical Topic: Social Distancing

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — Trending Clinical Topic: Social Distancing This week, attention turned to an important strategy to “flatten the curve” of serious COVID-19 cases, making social distancing the top trending clinical topic. Efforts to avoid overwhelming healthcare systems by preventing …

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Rapid COVID-19 Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020)

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Provide the patient with effective oxygen therapy, which may include a nasal catheter, mask oxygen, high-flow nasal oxygen therapy, noninvasive ventilation, or invasive mechanical ventilation. Consider using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with refractory hypoxemia that is difficult to correct with protective lung ventilation. Antiviral Treatment …

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COVID-19 Sample Collection and Testing: Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 —  In March 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published interim guidelines regarding the collection, handling, and testing of clinical specimens for the diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).[1] Collection and evaluation of …

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Trending Clinical Topic: COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: FEBRUARY 21, 2020 — The outbreak of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan City, China, is being closely monitored around the world. The latest developments, including a new name for the disease, helped make the condition this week’s top trending clinical topic. …

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Trending Clinical Topic: Pandemic

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate about what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what’s trending and why, feel free to share them with us …

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Some U.S. Clinical Trials May Fall Into Federal Regulation ‘Gap’

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Up to 16 percent of current clinical trials in the United States do not fall under federal regulations that protect the rights and safety of study participants, new government research finds. Investigators found that of nearly 24,000 active clinical …

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