• Court order authorizing use of ivermectin saves life of elderly COVID-19 patient who was left to die

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A court order allowing an outside medical doctor to use ivermectin over a hospital's strenuous objections saved the life of an elderly Wuhan coronavirus patient. While the Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois insisted on administering remdesivir to the patient, the lawyer of the patient's family was able to get a court order for the...
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  • Surgical Interventions During End-of-Life Hospitalizations in Children's Hospitals

    Surgical Interventions During End-of-Life Hospitalizations in Children's Hospitals

    1 month ago - By AAP Publications

    OBJECTIVESTo characterize patterns of surgery among pediatric patients during terminal hospitalizations in children's hospitals.METHODSWe reviewed patients ≤20 years of age who died among 4 424 886 hospitalizations from January 2013-December 2019 within 49 US children's hospitals in the Pediatric Health Information System database. Surgical procedures, identified by International Classification of Diseases procedure codes, were classified by type and purpose. Descriptive statistics characterized procedures, and hypothesis testing determined if undergoing surgery varied by patient age, race...
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