Hospital Medicine

Impractical Strategies for COVID-19

August 14, 2020

Article

From immunity building to plasma research, a look at some lesser efficient practices adopted or proposed during the pandemic.

New Algorithm Helps Predict Likelihood of Acute Kidney Injuries

August 12, 2020

Article

Less than 1% of nearly 500,000 hospitalized patients required kidney replacement therapy.

Opioid Prescriptions Increase Risk of Substance-Related Morbidity

August 12, 2020

Article

Additional monitoring is needed among patients receiving opioid therapy.

What COVID-19 Shares in Common with Other Viruses

August 11, 2020

Article

David Ho, MD, likens and contrasts the pandemic to 3 other viral outbreaks and their respective responses.

Racial Disparity in COVID-19 Severity

August 07, 2020

Article

An analysis of chest X-rays suggests people of color are more likely to have increased disease severity.

The 4 Mistakes Made by the US in COVID-19 Response

August 07, 2020

Article

A famed virologist weighs in on the country's earliest shortcomings—and how they can still be resolved today.

Older, Male Asthmatics at Greater COVID-19 Severity Risk

August 05, 2020

Article

New findings suggest differing chronic lung diseases are associated with varying risk factors among COVID-19 patients.

High Variability Found in Mortality from Traumatic Brain Injuries

August 04, 2020

Article

Approximately 5% of the 13,000 TBI patients examined died during the course of the study.

COVID-19 Complications & Searches for a Cure with Dr. David Ho

August 04, 2020

Podcast

World-leading virologist and AIDS researcher David Ho, MD, joins the inaugural podcast episode.

How Voxelotor Benefits the Blood Shortage

August 02, 2020

Video

The pandemic has burdened blood drives nationally. A new sickle cell drug keeps patients from needing as many transfusions.

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