Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) randomized to two different doses of morphine or placebo for three weeks reported similar effects on breathlessness, an Australian trial found. Their step count also didn't change.
The College offered recommendations on outpatient COVID-19 treatments. Three studies looked at shifts in mortality from COVID-19 at different times and places. An international study compared infections in health care workers with medical masks versus N95s.
This week's quiz asks readers to choose the most appropriate management of a 55-year-old man who was hospitalized two months ago for severe acute pancreatitis and had hypodense pancreatic lesions two weeks ago on contrast-enhanced pancreas-protocol CT.
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