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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation

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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain As the pandemic continues to ravage the world, mechanical ventilators are vital for the survival of COVID-19 patients who cannot breathe on their own. One of …

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    We thought COVID-19 was just a respiratory virus—we were wrong

    We thought it was just a respiratory virus—we were wrong

    We thought COVID-19 was just a respiratory virus—we were wrong We thought COVID-19 was just a respiratory virus—we were wrong Credit: Anna and Elena Balbusso In late January, when hospitals in the United States confirmed the presence of the novel coronavirus, health workers knew to watch for precisely three symptoms: …

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      Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections tied to hospitalization risk

      Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections tied to hospitalization risk

      Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections tied to hospitalization risk Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections tied to hospitalization risk (HealthDay)—Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) with antibiotics is associated with an increased risk for hospital admissions, according to a study published online June 29 in …

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        Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19

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        Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19 Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19 Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Early data from a clinical study suggest that blocking the Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) protein provided clinical benefit to a …

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          Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in Australia’s Northern Territory

          Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in the NT

          Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in Australia’s Northern Territory Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants in Australia’s Northern Territory Nurse and PhD student Gabrielle McCallum examining a baby at Royal Darwin Hospital with acute bronchiolitis. Credit: CDU Menzies senior research fellow, Dr. Michael Binks’ paper, Acute lower …

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