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~7 Percent of Lung Transplants Due to COVID-19 Respiratory Failure

Three-month survival 95.6 percent among patients who underwent lung transplant during August 2020 to September 2021

Children’s Hospital Admissions Reduced After March 2020

Fewer hospital admissions reported for respiratory, severe invasive, and vaccine-preventable infections

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Compared with White patients, Black patients have 2.54 times the odds of having at least one negative descriptor in EHR

Vaccine Effectiveness Against Symptomatic COVID-19 Wanes

But protection against COVID-19 hospitalization, death after two doses of BNT162b2 or CHAdOx1-S is more durable

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...

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

Significant Health Benefits Seen With Meeting ATS Air Quality Standard

Compared with meeting EPA standards alone, this would prevent 11,850 more deaths, 25,400 more morbidities

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

Ethnic Disparities Seen in Enrollment for a Clinical Trial​

29 percent of patients deemed appropriate for intervention were Hispanic compared with 52 percent of those deemed not appropriate