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COVID-19 Proning Teams Benefit From Wound Care Specialist Nurse

Findings show inclusion significantly cuts odds of pressure injuries in patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19

Recommendations Updated for Recombinant Zoster Vaccine

Two doses of RZV recommended for adults 19 years and older who are immunocompromised due to disease or therapy

No Significant Increase Seen in Fetal Mortality Rates From 2019 to 2020

Rates for three largest race and Hispanic-origin groups did not significantly change; increase in rates reported in one state, decline reported in two states

COVID-19 Restrictions Eased in England

As of Jan. 27, COVID-19 passes will no longer be needed to enter large-scale events, use of face masks in public schools will no longer be required

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in mAb Treatment for COVID-19

Monoclonal antibody treatment used infrequently among all racial, ethnic groups; Hispanics received mAbs less often than non-Hispanics

Cardiac Outcomes Good for Children With COVID-19-Related MIS-C

All deformation parameters on echocardiogram recovered within first week, including LV global longitudinal strain, peak left atrial strain

AI Model May Predict COVID-19 Outcomes for Critically Ill

Machine learning model incorporates data from 14 proteins derived from a single blood sample to predict survival in patients with COVID-19

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effective Against Severe COVID-19 in Adolescents

Two doses highly effective against COVID-19-related hospitalization and critical illness for those aged 12 to 18 years

AAN Position Statement Addresses Consent Issues in Acute Stroke

Inability to fulfill elements of decisional capacity coupled with need for rapid treatment decisions complicates consent

Biden Plans to Send 400 Million N95 Masks to Americans for Free

Move follows updated mask guidance issued by the CDC late last week