Search Tag: risk factors

ICU Management

#COVID-19: Risk Score to Predict Critical Illness

2020 16 May

The coronavirus disease (COVID 19) continues to create havoc around the globe. Millions of people have been infected with the virus and thousands have died. The infection is spread via droplet particles. Many infected patients remain asymptomatic; others develop a mild upper respiratory infection-like illness and some develop a serious lung infection... Read more

Cardiology Management

Social Inequality, Lifestyle and Heart Disease

2016 17 Oct

A study published in BMC Medicine suggests that women with lower levels of education and living in deprived areas are at higher risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) due to smoking, obesity and physical inactivity.   A large body of research has established a strong association between health-related behaviours, such as smoking, and risk for CDH... Read more