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Statewide stay-at-home orders are associated with decreases in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Stay-at-Home Orders Tied to Slowing of COVID-19 Hospitalizations

12 days after stay-at-home orders started, hospitalization growth began to deviate from projected numbers
In a cohort of hospitalized adults with COVID-19

Black Patients Overrepresented in Hospitalized COVID-19 Cohort

Black patients not more likely to receive invasive mechanical ventilation, die during hospitalization
Primary percutaneous coronary intervention remains the standard of care for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction during the COVID-19 pandemic

Primary PCI Remains Standard of Care for STEMI During COVID-19

When possible, primary PCIshould be performed in a timely manner by an expert team equipped with PPE
Health care organizations are facing hard financial decisions amid the COVID-19 pandemic

David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System

Shulkin, ninth secretary for Veterans Affairs, estimates health care provider revenue down about $500 billion
Job strain is associated with a 1.41-fold increase in the average risk for peripheral artery disease hospitalization

Job Strain Linked to Increase in Risk for PAD Hospitalization

Estimates varied in magnitude but were consistent by sex, socioeconomic status, baseline smoking status
Persons aged 60 to 69 years with COVID-19 are the most commonly hospitalized

Patients Aged 60 to 69 Most Often Hospitalized With COVID-19

At California KPNC hospitals, most common age group hospitalized, admitted to ICU was those aged 60 to 69 years
Health care organizations are facing hard financial decisions amid the COVID-19 pandemic

David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System

Shulkin, ninth secretary for Veterans Affairs, estimates health care provider revenue down about $500 billion
For older adults

Living Alone Ups Admission Risk for Respiratory Disease in Seniors

Social disengagement also predicted admission, but low social contact and loneliness did not
The rates of pregnancy-related acute kidney injury hospitalizations increased during the last decade

Kidney Injury Up During Pregnancy-Related Hospitalizations

Pregnancy-related kidney injury tied to higher likelihood of maternal mortality
Considerable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 contamination of air and object surfaces is reported in intensive care units and general coronavirus disease 2019 wards

SARS-CoV-2 Contamination of Air, Surfaces Examined in ICU, Wards

Rate of positivity higher in ICU than in COVID-19 ward; half of samples from ICU staff shoe soles positive