• Decline in CT imaging during the pandemic may raise the possibility of poorer cancer outcomes

    3 days ago - By News Medical

    Significant decreases in CT imaging for cancer persisted even after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, delaying diagnosis and treatment and raising the possibility of more advanced cancers and poorer outcomes for patients in the future, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
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  • Parent intentions to vaccinate children with autism spectrum disorder against COVID-19

    3 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    The purpose of this study was to investigate associations between parent vaccine confidence and intention to have their child with autism vaccinated against COVID-19.
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  • Major psychiatric disorders may worsen COVID-19 outcomes

    Major psychiatric disorders may worsen COVID-19 outcomes

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Patients with major psychiatric disorders appeared to have higher rates of medical comorbidities linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open.
    However, the higher mortality rate was independent of comorbidities.
    “The Optum COVID-19 Electronic Health Record database contained 3,614,884 patient records derived from a network of health care provider organizations across the United States, providing a unique opportunity to evaluate the effect of COVID-19 on patients with psychiatric disorders at a nationally representative...
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