The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for simultaneous administration of monoclonal antibodies bamlanivimab and etesevimab to treat COVID-19 patients who meet specific criteria.
ISMP says common medication mishaps can be prevented with proper attention and prioritization that results in system and practice changes.
Guidance published by Oregon Health & Science University scientists outlines a preoperative protocol for surgical care teams to evaluate the readiness of previously COVID-positive patients for elective procedures.
A properly selected telehealth system can provide an effective format for healthcare delivery absent an in-person visit. Physicians are advised to consider a number of factors when determining if telehealth technology will benefit their practice and patients.