Tag Archives: Measures

Trump administration suggests restarting electives, but reliance on telemedicine, safety measures

Dive Brief: CMS on Tuesday released guidelines for health facilities to resume nonemergency services in states ready to begin the second phase of reopening under the Trump administration’s general guidance. The document promotes continued use of telemedicine as much as possible and states facilities must maintain the necessary space, equipment and workforce in case of… Read More »

Coronavirus: New study reveals what could happen if lockdown measures are relaxed

“While these control measures appear to have reduced the number of infections to very low levels, without herd immunity against COVID-19, cases could easily resurge as businesses, factory operations, and schools gradually resume and increase social mixing, particularly given the increasing risk of imported cases from overseas as COVID-19 continues to spread globally,” says Professor… Read More »

Infections from coronavirus exceed 20K as China vows new measures to prevent spread

The number of reported people infected with coronavirus surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday, prompting President Xi Jinping to announce a “people’s war of prevention of the epidemic” while addressing China’s elite Politburo. Xi said on Monday that China must race against time to limit the spread of the virus and said those who neglect their duties will be punished, according to state broadcaster… Read More »

No Differences in Cortical Measures in Patients With and Without Headache – Neurology Advisor

There are no significant differences in cerebral cortex measurements between patients with and without headache, according to a study published in Pain. In this large, population-based study, investigators analyzed data from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Surveys on participants aged 50 to 66 years, with and without headache, who were selected from the general population (N=1006). Participants… Read More »

Innovative Imaging Technology Effectively Measures Disease Severity in Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

A rapid, non-invasive eye exam that uses innovative imaging technology effectively measures the severity of disease in patients with a rare neurodegenerative disease called Friedrich ataxia, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers. The results suggest that the exam, known as corneal confocal microscopy (CCM), could be a… Read More »

Blood Pressure Monitor by Vive Precision – Automatic Digital Upper Arm Cuff – Accurate, Portable and Perfect for Home Use – Electronic Meter Measures Pulse Rate – 1 Size Fits Most Cuff, Black

Blood Pressure Monitor by Vive Precision Individually tested for guaranteed accuracy. The Vive Precision blood pressure cuff is a portable device that allows you to accurately track blood pressure from the comfort of home. It features a two user functionality and a 500 combined measurement memory. Measures systolic blood pressure (the pressure in blood vessels… Read More »