Autopsies reveal surprising cardiac changes in COVID-19 patients

Date: July 21, 2020 Source 1: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Source 2: Summary: A series of autopsies conducted by LSU Health New Orleans pathologists shows the damage to the hearts of COVID-19 patients is not the expected typical inflammation of the heart muscle associated with myocarditis, but rather a unique pattern of […]


No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary; investigators urge caution

Date: May 22, 2020 Source 1: American Heart Association Source 2: Summary: It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on US survival rates for in-hospital resuscitation of COVID-19 patients and data from China may not relate to US patients, according to a new article.

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