Tag Archives: critical illness

Top 10 Must-Dos in ICU in COVID-19 Include Prone Ventilation

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“This is the first guidance to lay out what works and what doesn’t in treating coronavirus-infected patients in intensive care. It’s based on decades of research on acute respiratory infection being applied to COVID-19 patients,” added ESICM President-Elect Maurizio Cecconi, MD, from Humanitas University, Milan, Italy. “At the same …

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Guidelines on Delaying Cancer Surgery During COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 — Cancer surgeries may need to be delayed as hospitals are forced to allocate resources to a surge of COVID-19 patients, says the American College of Surgeons, as it issues a new set of recommendations in reaction to the …

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Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Trim the Nonsense?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 12, 2020 — The news from China, Iran, Italy, and other areas hard hit by Coronavirus is chilling. In Italy, previously “normal” hospitals have been transformed into giant intensive care units. There are no more specialists; everyone is just a …

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