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Half of low-income communities have no ICU beds

Half of low-income communities have no ICU beds

Half of low-income communities have no ICU beds Half of low-income communities have no ICU beds The study authors used data from the 2017 and 2018 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Healthcare Providers to measure the number of ICU beds per 10,000 residents age 50 or older in “hospital …

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    Building surge ICU capacity during COVID-19

    Building surge ICU capacity during COVID-19

    Building surge ICU capacity during COVID-19 Building surge ICU capacity during COVID-19 To help address surges in ICU cases, the Medical University of South Carolina team will leverage networking technologies to connect medical devices and smartphone applications to the electronic health record. Credit: Emma Vought, Medical University of South Carolina …

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      Abnormalities detected on brain MRI of COVID-19 patients in ICU

      Abnormalities detected on brain MRI of COVID-19 patients in ICU

      Abnormalities detected on brain MRI of COVID-19 patients in ICU Abnormalities detected on brain MRI of COVID-19 patients in ICU (HealthDay)—Among patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in the intensive care unit (ICU) with neurological symptoms, 44 percent of those undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have acute findings, according to a study …

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        Better antibiotic dosing could save lives in ICU

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        Better antibiotic dosing could save lives in ICU Better antibiotic dosing could save lives in ICU Credit: CC0 Public Domain More lives could be saved in intensive care units around the world if new antibiotic guidelines designed by The University of Queensland are adopted. Researchers have launched universal Therapeutic Drug …

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          SARS-CoV-2 contamination of air, surfaces examined in ICU, wards

          SARS-CoV-2 contamination of air, surfaces examined in ICU, wards 1

          (HealthDay)—Considerable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) contamination of air and object surfaces is reported in intensive care units (ICUs) and general coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) wards (GW), according to a study published online April 10 in Emerging Infectious Diseases, a publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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