CoronaVirus COVID-19 cases and risk 7 June 2020

Number of cases and deaths As of 9am on 7 June, there have been 5,581,073 tests, with 142,123 tests on 6 June. 286,194 people have tested positive. As of 5pm on 6 June, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, across all settings, 40,542 have died. Tests People tested Positive Deaths in all […]

Heart attack in COVID-19 patients NICE guideline

Diagnosing acute myocardial injury in patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19-NICE guidelines Diagnostic tests 3.1Be aware that acute myocardial injury and its complications: were observed in 9.5% of all patients dying in Italy with COVID-19 (up to 13 April 2020) display symptoms and signs similar to respiratory complications of COVID-19 may develop at any stage of COVID-19. […]

BAME and SAAD

In the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 coronaviurus pandemic we are worried about doctors and health workers becoming infected with COVID-19, expecially BAME-that is Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community. There is a recorded excess death in this cohort. A group of Greater Manchester GPs, led by Dr Jiva, produced a tool to gauge risk, […]

NICE guidelines for ASTHMA

In the rapid guidance on ASTHMA produced by NICE in light of Covid-19 gives recommendations on treatment for adults aged 17 years and over, children and young people aged 5 to 16 years, and children under 5 years. The tables give dosages for adults aged 17 and over and children aged 5 to 11 years, […]