hospitalization

Convalescent plasma could lower hospitalization risk for newly infected COVID-19 patients

Early treatment with plasma extracted from recovered individuals reduces the need for hospitalization by more than 50%, according to a new nationwide clinical trial.


Broad-spectrum antibiotics and initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.


Wearable sensor powered by AI predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis.