Tag Archives: Must

‘Why we must do everything we can to guard against airborne particles of Covid’

As time goes on we are learning more and more about the transmission of coronavirus, especially in airborne particles – basically by breathing in the virus from the air. When we do that we’re inhaling “aerosols”. Distance is important here and inhalation of virus particles is most likely to happen when we’re close to someone… Read More »

Injectable HIV medications must be practical and affordable, conference hears

HIV treatment advances in the last decade were dominated by potent integrase inhibitors and single-tablet regimens, but the next decade promises to be an era of long-acting products, Professor Diane Havlir said at a panel discussion at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021) last week. While attention is currently focused on injectable… Read More »

Researchers: Feds must pay for $3B EHR at Indian Health Service

The federal government has “an obligation” to fund a major healthcare IT modernization program at the Indian Health Service, and the bill will be high. It could cost $ 3 billion to replace the agency’s legacy electronic health record system, according to an assessment of researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of… Read More »

Report Finds Med Schools Must Better Promote Racial Justice

Medical schools must do a better job educating future doctors about racism, promoting diversity and serving patients of color, according to results from a recent survey, reports Reuters. For the 2019 Racial Justice Report Card (RJRC), medical students at 17 institutions gave their schools an A, B or C grade based on 14 criteria. According… Read More »

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man’s life support against his parents’ will. The fate of Vincent Lambert has renewed a fierce debate over the right to die that… Read More »