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Mitigation Measures in Delaware Lead to Decline in New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalization, and Deaths In this Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, lab and case investigation studies investigated mitigation measures such as stay-at-home orders, public mask mandates, contact tracing and investigation, Read More
Cardiac Injury Prediction In COVID-19 Patients In this article from the International Journal of Cardiology, data from 124 consecutive hospitalized patients with COVID-19 were collected. The authors attempt to determine risk factors and predictive markers of cardiac injury in COVID-19 Read More
Takeaways of this article: The media has misrepresented the findings and efficacy of medications experimentally used to treat COVID-19. Researchers and the media must temper the message for the public by contextualizing results. Policymakers, patients, clinicians, and the public are Read More
In this opinion paper, authors focus on the role of malnutrition in the elderly and its associations with immune health and suggest treating malnutrition could aid in decreasing the effects of COVID-19. Advanced age and comorbidities are associated with impaired Read More
This article comes from the European Cardiology Review: Released on 4/27/2020. Researchers detail the ethical decision-making issues when treating elderly patients with coronavirus disease globally and specifically in Madrid, Spain, an area hit particularly hard by COVID-19. Prioritization, Ageism, and Read More
This article discusses that across the US, nursing homes are reporting a high number of COVID-19 deaths among residents. As of May 21, 2020, at least 35,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US were of nursing home or long-term care facility Read More
This review was posted on behalf of Lauren Albert, IU School of Medicine student, and reviewed by Dr. Kathleen Unroe, IU School of Medicine Associate Professor, geriatrician, and IU Center for Aging Research Scientist. Intro 4 nursing homes in the Read More
This article details an Ontario acute care hospital’s response to COVID-19 outbreaks in nearby nursing homes. The hospital explained the partnership in four phases: “1) engagement, relationship and trust-building; 2) environmental scan, team-building and immediate response; 3) early phase response; Read More
How Similes Helped Communicate Complex Health Topics to Patients By Courtney Moore, Senior Designer, Research Jam (Indiana CTSI’s Patient Engagement Core) 3 Minute Read Informed consent is critical to medical research, but it is frequently challenging. It’s vital that patients Read More

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