HUS-alueella koronan sairastaneet reumapotilaat ovat selvinneet infektiostaan varsin lievillä oireilla. Reumataudin tulehdusaktiivisuuden paheneminen on ollut odotettua mutta lievää, ja taudin pahenemisvaihe on taltutettu helposti. Reumalääkitys ei ole pahentanut COVID-19-infektiota. HUS-alueella noin kymmenellä reumapotilaalla on maaliskuun alussa käynnistyneen koronapandemian jälkeen todettu COVID-19-virusinfektio. Suurin osa on sairastanut koronan kotihoidossa, kolme on joutunut sairaalahoitoon. Kaikki potilaat ovat olleet ...

SARS-CoV-2-pandemia on aiheuttanut miljoonia tartuntoja eri puolilla maailmaa. Epidemian leviämistä on pyritty rajoittamaan monin toimin. Ne kuitenkin tehoavat vain, jos jokainen toimii vastuullisesti ja noudattaa ohjeita. Laumaimmuniteetin saavuttaminen yhteiskunnassa on kaukana, joten tavoitteena on kehittää rokote. Se valmistuu oletettavasti vuonna 2021. Tällä hetkellä on kuitenkin varauduttava tartuntariskin suurenemiseen etenkin talvella 2020–2021. Tartuntojen vähentämiseen pyrkivät, käyttäytymistä muokkaavat ...

Update: Cutaneous manifestations in COVID-19

COVID-19 | Ihotaudit | Best Practice Nordic | 19. Kesä 2020 kl. 2:08 |

Up to 20% of COVID-19 cases have shown skin manifestations. Therefore, in trying to detect and manage the disease earlier and more effectively, it is important to understand how COVID-19 can appear on the skin. In this COVID-19 perspective, 3 specialists in dermatology and 1 specialist in surgery report and review data from a number ...

Patients with multiple myeloma (MM) could be in an increased risk of a more severe COVID-19 infection and of more severe associated complications. In this COVID-19 perspective, associate professor Annette Juul Vangsted goes through newly made clinical guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic created by The European Myeloma Network.  Multiple myeloma is an incurable cancer in ...

COVID-19 perspectives from three international medical journals

COVID-19 | Best Practice Nordic | 15. TOUKOKUU 2020 kl. 10:17 | ,

Keep up with the mass amount of information about COVID-19 being rolled out online. In this perspective we present three of this week’s COVID-19 headlines from Medscape, JAMA Network & The Lancet. Read about the susceptibility and severity of COVID-19 described from the human genome, managent of ADHD during the pandemic and gastrointestinal involvement in ...

In this COVID-19 perspective Ane Gerda Zahl Eriksson describes current considerations regarding options for management of women with gynecologic cancers in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As we face the initial wave of COVID-19, we are aware of the concerns of patients and physicians related to the management of women with gynecologic cancer during ...

Our globe has changed dramatically since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel corona virus disease poses enormous challenges for society as a whole, and for all health care workers, including dermatologists.1 As the virus is highly contagious via respiratory transmission and via contact with contaminated surfaces, community transmission can be decreased through the ...

The ongoing pandemic due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has affected oncology departments across the globe with different means of precautions to protect cancer patients from COVID-19. In Copenhagen, Denmark we reported a case of a patient with pulmonary adenocarcinoma undergoing concomitant chemoradiotherapy with a platinum doublet regime and radiation of 60 ...

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has focused on patients in need of intensive care. The number of mechanically ventilated patients has become a factor in how the pandemic is going. For the severely ill patient, oxygen therapy is a central medicine. However, too little and too much oxygen can be life-threatening. The potential side effects of ...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it becomes clear that COVID-19 causes a broad spectrum of symptoms and diseases. In the beginning, COVID-19 was primarily considered to be a viral pneumonia, but now we learn that this novel coronavirus infection causes many different diseases, and affects many organ systems. In this COVID-19 perspective 3 specialists in ...