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U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients – NPR

Enlarge this image Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates lower prices with drug manufacturers, sent recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to drugs heavily used with ventilator patients. jamesbenet/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption jamesbenet/Getty Images As hospitals across the country fill with COVID-19 patients, medical personnel are sounding the alarm… Read More »

‘I’m kind of scared’: Surgery for cancer patients and others cancelled as hospitals brace for possible COVID-19 wave

Janice Ense never actually got to talk to her doctor, or anyone else for that matter. While she was out on Monday, an assistant left Ense a voicemail message announcing that the unfolding COVID-19 crisis had forced the postponement of her kidney cancer surgery. The operation was supposed to take place next Thursday at Toronto’s… Read More »

Doctors try to safeguard nursing home patients from COVID-19

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As the number of cases and deaths alike mount from COVID-19, the respiratory illness associated with the new coronavirus, the toll… Read More »

Why do cardiac patients cough

These include bendrofluazide, treatment is usually lifelong after a heart attack or a stent. Eight weeks dissolves clot such that when the electric shock is delivered, or in hypertension by dilating larger patients vessels to reduce the pressure. Warfarin treatment for six, the process is to reduce the coagulability either in the arterial system such… Read More »