Clinical Chemistry; Zhang YV, Wiencek J et. al.
Sep 2nd, 2021 - The clinical laboratory continues to play a critical role in managing the coronavirus pandemic. Numerous US Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization (EUA) and laboratory-developed test (LDT) serologic assays have become available. The performance characteristics of these assays and their clinical utility continue to be defined in real time during this pandemic. The AACC convened...
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Paterson I, Ramanathan K et. al.
Jun 7th, 2021 - It is now widely recognized that COVID-19 illness can be associated with significant intermediate and potentially longer-term physical limitations. The term, "long COVID-19" is used to define any patient with persistent symptoms after acute COVID-19 infection (ie, after 4 weeks). It is postulated that cardiac injury might be linked to symptoms that persist after resolution of acute infection, a...
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Giesen N, Sprute R et. al.
Mar 7th, 2021 - The worldwide spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the associated infectious coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has posed a unique challenge to medical staff, patients and their families. Patients with cancer, particularly those with haematologic malignancies, have been identified to be at high risk to develop severe COVID-19. Since publication of our previ...
Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication ... Mesia R, Iglesias L et. al.
Feb 27th, 2021 - Head and neck cancers (HNC) are defined as malignant tumours located in the upper aerodigestive tract and represents 5% of oncologic cases in adults in Spain. More than 90% of these tumours have squamous histology. In an effort to incorporate evidence obtained since 2017 publication, the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM) presents an update of the squamous cell HNC diagnosis and treatme...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Yost J et. al.
Feb 10th, 2021 - Should Remdesivir Be Used for the Treatment of Patients With COVID-19? Rapid, Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 2).|2021|Qaseem A,Yost J,Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I,Abraham GM,Jokela JA,|analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,analogs & derivatives,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,drug therapy,drug therapy,virology,
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Shah W, Hillman T et. al.
Jan 24th, 2021 - Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guideline.|2021|Shah W,Hillman T,Playford ED,Hishmeh L,|complications,physiopathology,rehabilitation,virology,diagnosis,etiology,therapy,diagnosis,etiology,therapy,standards,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,standards,standards,pathogenicity,
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; Hamid S, Alvares da Silva MR et. al.
Nov 25th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the least deadly but most infectious coronavirus strain transmitted from wild animals. It may affect many organ systems. Aim of the current guideline is to delineate the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the liver. Asymptomatic aminotransferase elevations are common in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) disease. Its pathogenesis may be mul...
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Mushtaq A, Kazi F
Oct 26th, 2020 - New guidelines to treat bacterial infections.|2020|Mushtaq A,Kazi F,|drug therapy,epidemiology,virology,drug effects,enzymology,drug effects,drug therapy,microbiology,drug therapy,microbiology,drug effects,therapeutic use,metabolism,
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Al Hashmi AM, Ozdemir AO et. al.
Oct 18th, 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic has led to a change in the way we manage acute medical illnesses. This pandemic had a negative impact on stroke care worldwide. The World Stroke Organization (WSO) has raised concerns due to the lack of available care and compromised acute stroke services globally. The numbers of thrombolysis and thrombectomy therapies are declining. As well as, the rates and door-to treatment...
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... Sieswerda E, de Boer MGJ et. al.
Oct 4th, 2020 - The Dutch Working Party on Antibiotic Policy constituted a multidisciplinary expert committee to provide evidence-based recommendation for the use of antibacterial therapy in hospitalized adults with a respiratory infection and suspected or proven 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We performed a literature search to answer four key questions. The committee graded the evidence and developed r...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Gelfand JM, Armstrong AW et. al.
Sep 7th, 2020 - To provide guidance about management of psoriatic disease during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. A task force (TF) of 18 physician voting members with expertise in dermatology, rheumatology, epidemiology, infectious diseases, and critical care was convened. The TF was supplemented by nonvoting members, which included fellows and National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) staff. Clini...
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH; Thachil J, Juffermans NP et. al.
Sep 4th, 2020 - Hypercoagulability is an increasingly recognized complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection. As such, anticoagulation has become part and parcel of comprehensive COVID-19 management. However, several uncertainties exist in this area, including the appropriate type and dose of heparin. In addition, special patient populations, including those with high body mass index and renal impairment, require spe...
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH; Thachil J, Longstaff C et. al.
Sep 4th, 2020 - The need for accurate D-dimer reporting in COVID-19: Communication from the ISTH SSC on fibrinolysis.|2020|Thachil J,Longstaff C,Favaloro EJ,Lippi G,Urano T,|pathogenicity,blood,blood,diagnosis,virology,blood,diagnosis,virology,analysis,blood,diagnosis,virology,
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP et. al.
Aug 19th, 2020 - Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients require frequent neurological examinations, neuroradiographic diagnostic testing and lengthy intensive care unit stay. Previously established SAH treatment protocols are impractical to impossible to adhere to in the current COVID-19 crisis due to the need for infection containment and shortage of critical care resources, including personal prote...
Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation : Journal of ... Waghmare A, Abidi MZ et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - There are currently limited data on the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and optimal management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy recipients. Given the experience with other respiratory viruses, we anticipate that patients may develop severe clinical disease and thus provide the following general principles for cancer centers...
Obstetrics and Gynecology;
Aug 1st, 2020 - Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes significant morbidity and mortality in women and men. The HPV vaccine significantly reduces the incidence of anogenital cancer and genital warts in women and in men. Human papillomavirus vaccines are among the most effective vaccines available worldwide, with unequivocal data demonstrating greater than 99% efficacy when administered to women who have not been e...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Agarwal A et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - What is the role of remdesivir in the treatment of severe covid-19? This guideline was triggered by the ACTT-1 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine on 22 May 2020. Remdesivir has received worldwide attention as a potentially effective treatment for severe covid-19. After rapid market approval in the US, remdesivir is already being used in clinical practice. The guideline panel...
CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians; Fontham ETH, Wolf AMD et. al.
Jul 31st, 2020 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that individuals with a cervix initiate cervical cancer screening at age 25 years and undergo primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing every 5 years through age 65 years (preferred); if primary HPV testing is not available, then individuals aged 25 to 65 years should be screened with cotesting (HPV testing in combination with cytology) every 5 year...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Engelman DT, Lother S et. al.
Jul 22nd, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic necessitates aggressive infection mitigation strategies to reduce the risk to patients and healthcare providers. This document is intended to provide a framework for the adult cardiac surgeon to consider in this rapidly changing environment. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative detailed protective measures are outlined. These are guidance recommendations during ...
Journal of Perinatal Medicine; Api O, Sen C et. al.
Jul 22nd, 2020 - These guidelines follow the mission of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine, which brings together groups and individuals throughout the world with the goal of improving outcomes of maternal, fetal and neonatal (perinatal) patients. Guidelines for auditing, evaluation, and clinical care in perinatal medicine enable physicians diagnose, treat and follow-up of COVID-19-exposed pregnant wom...