Monday , April 6 2020

HEALTH

Treatment of 5 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma

Key Points Question  Could administration of convalescent plasma transfusion be beneficial in the treatment of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Findings  In this uncontrolled case series of 5 critically ill patients with COVID-19 and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), administration of convalescent plasma containing neutralizing antibody was followed by …

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Gabapentin Linked to Growing Number of Suicide Attempts

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor We’ve reported several times about the abuse and lack of effectiveness of gabapentin, a nerve medication increasingly prescribed to treat fibromyalgia, neuropathy and other types of chronic pain. It turns out gabapentin is also involved in a growing number of attempted suicides. In a large …

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