Other studies suggested frailty and viral load may be used to inform care decisions in the hospital and looked at mobility during the pandemic.
7 Jul 2020
A report warned that a few health care workers developed COVID-19 shortly after vaccination, and studies showed that strokes were rare in COVID-19 patients but readmissions could not be predicted easily.
9 Feb 2021
ACP is offering an updated online learning activity and a podcast to help physicians learn about coronavirus. CME credit is free for members upon completion of either activity.
3 Mar 2020
In a study of patients with invasive group B Streptococcus infections, all-cause 30-day mortality was highest for those with peritonitis and pneumonia or empyema and lowest among those with osteomyelitis or joint infection.
7 Jan 2020
Although combination antiviral and antibiotic therapy was associated with a significant reduction in respiratory hospitalization risk within 30 days compared to an antiviral alone in this study, that does not mean the combination should be widely used, the authors noted.
4 Feb 2020
COVID-19 outcomes in health care workers and over the long term, vaccine evidence and uptake among the latest research
A study found that health care workers hospitalized with COVID-19 had shorter stays, while a survey showed high uncertainty about vaccination. Johnson & Johnson released efficacy data on a one-shot vaccine, and a study identified long-term decreases in function among COVID-19 survivors.
2 Feb 2021
Trials have found some potential benefit from remdesivir, early treatment with methylprednisolone, and measurement of C-reactive protein. Early vaccine trial results and guidance on antibody testing were also recently released.
2 Jun 2020
ACP is committed to helping raise adult immunization rates, especially among patients with chronic conditions.
30 Jul 2019
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jun 2020
Peer-reviewed details on the recent trial of dexamethasone were released, and two new trials found no benefit to early treatment with hydroxychloroquine. Positive data from a phase 1 vaccine trial were also published, as was another study of tocilizumab.
21 Jul 2020