Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can play an essential role in the management of the sickest COVID-19 patients, said Jeffrey A. Katz, MD, director of critical care services at the NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Illinois. To date, […]

After being held responsible for the high mortality rate among COVID-19 patients in the city, 27 nursing homes, which were earlier barred from admitting COVID-19 patients, will be allowed to do so again starting from September 15. Due to the growing cases and the chaos of looking for beds, BMC […]

Tammy Lee, Pixabay With September serving as Newborn Intensive Care Unit Awareness Month, expectant mothers should know that expert teams at Valley Baptist Health System are standing by if their childbirth experience is anything other than routine. Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville and Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen each have Level III […]

Several Arizona nurses will spend the next few months in the US island territory of Guam taking care of COVID-19 patients. Guam health leaders said they saw a significant surge in August and September, and they’re expecting more people will need to be hospitalized. About 50 travel nurses working through […]