A study of COVID-19 cases by borough in New York found that the Bronx, which has the highest proportion of ethnic minorities, the most people living in poverty, and the lowest level of education had higher rates of COVID-19 hospitalization than higher income boroughs such as Manhattan.
Rapid implementation of and training for powered air-purifying respirators at a hospital in Singapore has helped the intensive care and anesthesiology departments achieve 0 patient to doctor transmissions of SARS-CoV-2.
New guidelines and recommendations from this weekend include:
Italian provisional guidelines for autopsy during the pandemic
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Interventional radiology practice recommendations
Head and neck mucosal malignancies
ICU acute bed shortage ethics.
Management of patients with liver disease
Management of adults with rheumatic disease.
Role of cardiologists in care and management
Blood purification treatment
Skull base surgery