Search Tag: COVID-19

Cardiology Management

HealthManagement.org: Call for Journal Submissions

2021 24 Oct

HealthManagement.org is a leading publication in healthcare management and leadership. We feature articles on imaging, cardiology, critical care, hospital management and HealthIT.    We welcome papers addressing topics related to COVID-19, diagnostic imaging, radiology, cardiovascular disease, cardiac imaging, critical care, hospital management and... Read more

Health Management

Does Mechanical Thrombectomy Provide Economic Benefit In Ischaemic Stroke?

2021 20 Oct

The impact of COVID-19 on stroke services and using mechanical thrombectomy and best medical management, as per national guidelines, for patients with large vessel occlusion-related acute ischaemic stroke. In the last 20 years, death rates from stroke have fallen mostly due to successful prevention strategies such as hypertension control and... Read more

Health Management

Show Me the Money

2021 20 Oct

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe. Healthcare systems are facing significant financial challenges in terms of lost revenue, resource shortages, and increased healthcare costs. Never before has there been a greater need to focus on planning and budgeting, identifying reasons for the lack of preparedness by the healthcare sector,... Read more

Health Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: Health, Social and Economic Consequences

2021 20 Oct

The spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, originating from Wuhan, China  two years ago, has brought dramatic changes in global health systems, leading to thousands of deaths worldwide, jeopardising the treatment of patients with chronic diseases and pushing societies to psychological breakdown. If economic ‘dyspragia’ is added, the mixture... Read more

ICU Management

Respiratory Subphenotypes of COVID-19-Related ARDS

2021 19 Oct

Patients with COVID-19 related ARDS present with distinct respiratory subphenotypes. But most phenotyping schema is limited by sample size, disregard for temporal dynamics and insufficient validation.   In the PRoVENT-COVID study, researchers aimed to identify respiratory subphenotypes of COVID-19-related ARDS. This was an investigator-initiated... Read more

ICU Management

RAPID Trial: Therapeutic Heparin vs Prophylactic Heparin in COVID-19 Patients

2021 19 Oct

A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of therapeutic heparin compared with prophylactic heparin among moderately ill patients with COVID-19 admitted to the hospital.   Heparin has anticoagulant properties, anti-inflammatory effects and potential antiviral effects and may also improve endothelial function. Early initiation of therapeutic heparin... Read more

Executive Health Management

U.S. FDA Backs [email protected] COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

2021 19 Oct

On Friday, 15 October, a U.S. FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended that all adults that received the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine get a booster shot at least two months after their first shot. J&J now joins Pfizer and Moderna in gaining an FDA recommendation for a booster.   Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna recommendations which... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 13 Oct

Lack of globally accepted standards in health data management hampers the advancement of Connected Health, which we hope, can give the world faster, cheaper, and more accessible preventive healthcare. With thousands and thousands of personal medical sensors available on the market, dozens of electronic health record systems used at hospitals,... Read more

ICU Management

#LIVES2021: Convalescent Plasma in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

2021 12 Oct

COVID-19 is still a new disease, and clinicians continue to struggle with finding effective treatments. Among the many treatments that have been evaluated, glucocorticoids and IL-6 receptor antagonists have been shown to reduce mortality in hospitalised COVID-19 patients, and glucocorticoids have shown benefit in critically ill patients.   Convalescent... Read more

ICU Management

Visitor Restriction Policy and Delay in End-of-Life Decisions

2021 12 Oct

During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have implemented policies that limit family presence.   In a recent analysis, researchers aimed to determine whether a restrictive visitor policy inadvertently lengthened the decision-making process for dying inpatients without COVID-19.   The primary outcome of the study was ICU length of stay. Secondary... Read more