Investigators conducted a retrospective analysis to assess the characteristics and outcomes of patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 who developed a hospital-acquired infection.
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Investigators assessed the comparative prevalence of microbial contaminants found on the touchscreen and posterior surfaces of smartphones owned by healthcare workers.
A systematic review examined the effect of fluid bolus administration on mortality in pediatric patients with septic or severe infection shock.
A novel scoring system developed by SIESTA, a Spanish research network, aids in management and prognosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
A study found a high prevalence of pain in a cohort of veterans with COPD interested in physical activity and that physical activity could decrease pain in COPD.
Researchers investigated whether use of intravenous magnesium therapy for children with asthma was linked to subsequent hospitalization of these children.
The study found prenatal exposure to carbon monoxide in household air pollution was a risk factor for early pneumonia, a leading global cause of death for children younger than 5 years.
Because up to 65% of patients with asymptomatic Sjögren’s syndrome will have abnormal pulmonary imaging, pulmonologists can play a significant role in the diagnosis of Sjögren’s syndrome.
A team of investigators conducted a cross-sectional study determine whether neurologic symptoms were caused directly by SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The presence of coronavirus RNA in conjunctiva does highlight tears as a possible mode of disease transmission, the report suggests.