Both the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the United Kingdom and the World Health Organization concur that 100% of pediatric patients with COVID-19 present with a fever of 24 hours or more. If your child has a fever during this time of pandemic, it is best to get him or her tested […]
In a region in France patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were asked to fill out a questionnaire with reported symptoms. 32% of them confirmed that hypogeusia and anosmia were new symptoms. In the paper the authors assert that these symptoms are caused because SAR-CoV2 has the ability to invade the olfactory nerves.
The common cold is a mild or moderately mild upper-respiratory tract infection cause by approximately 200 different viruses. These viruses are members of the Rhinovirus family and are responsible for 30-50% of all common colds, of which coronaviruses are responsible for 10-15% of the total. Coronavirus 2019-nCoV was first isolated in pneumonia patients in China […]
Did you know that cases of digestive bleeding in our hospital increased in 2019? Our guidelines for the management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding have already been updated, based on international standards, and we recommend early endoscopic hemostasis and gastroscopy.
Did you know that between 2006 and 2015 the incidence of melanoma in young adults and adolescents in the US declined by 4% annually. It is possible that a positive change in the use of sun-protection is responsible for this trend.