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Routine COVID-19 Testing Improves Safety of Elective Surgery

BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Test Has Lower Sensitivity Than RT-PCR

Sensitivity 64.2 and 35.8 percent for specimens from symptomatic and asymptomatic persons, with near 100 percent specificity


Tool Can Predict Chemo Toxicity for Seniors With Breast Cancer

Score has been developed and validated that includes eight independent predictors of grade 3 to 5 chemotherapy toxicity

HealthDay In-Depth The AI Revolution: Giving Docs a Diagnostic Assist

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media

No gender difference seen in personal attacks; women significantly more likely to report online sexual harassment

Rachel Levine Nominated as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary

Levine is secretary of health for Pennsylvania and is currently leading the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

HealthDay Reports: Most Americans

California First State With Over 3 Million COVID-19 Cases

Biden administration has said it will not be lifting restrictions on international travel

ASA: Cannabis Users May Need More Anesthesia During Surgery

Steps Outlined to Reduce Postop Delirium in Older Adults

Anesthesiologists play key role on multidisciplinary team to optimize perioperative brain health in older adults

Aphasia Affects Brain Similar to Alzheimer's

Memory Preserved in Rare Aphasia Tied to Alzheimer Disease

Decline in language function, but not episodic memory, seen for primary progressive aphasia associated with Alzheimer disease

La vacuna de Pfizer contra la COVID parece promisoria

One-Third of U.S. Adults Likely to Refuse a COVID-19 Vaccine

Blacks, women, and conservatives more hesitant in the United States

Stopping RAS Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes in CKD

Stopping therapy tied to lower risk for dialysis, but higher risk for cardiovascular events and death

HealthDay Reports: COVID-19 Roundup for the Week of June 29-July 3

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...