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Cardiology Management

Lopinavir, Ritonavir Cause Bradycardia in Older COVID-19 Patients

2020 20 Jul

Older, critically ill patients with COVID-19 who received a combination of the antiretroviral medications lopinavir and ritonavir experienced bradycardia, a  slow heart rate, more often, according to new research published  in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, an American Heart Association journal. The combination of antiretroviral... Read more

ICU Management

From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration

2020 19 May

Clinicians are faced with a serious disease with no effective therapy. Several options are being considered to treat COVID-19, but how promising are these drugs? A  number of colleagues and friends from outside the hospital have asked me whether they should take hydroxychloroquine for their COVID-19. A friend asked me whether he should... Read more