Association of Stay-at-Home Orders With COVID-19 Hospitalizations in 4 States

In analyses of the effectiveness of response measures to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), most studies have used the number of confirmed cases or deaths. However, case count is a conservative estimate of the actual number of infected individuals in the absence of community-wide serologic testing. Death count is a lagging metric and insufficient for proactive hospital capacity planning. A more valuable metric … Continue reading Association of Stay-at-Home Orders With COVID-19 Hospitalizations in 4 States

#Anaemia, iron status, and gender predict the outcome in patients with chronic heart #failure

Anaemia and iron deficiency (ID) are frequently found in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and associated with adverse outcome. However, it is unclear whether absolute [transferrin saturation (TSAT) <20%, ferritin <100 μg/L] or inflammation‐driven functional ID (TSAT <20%, ferritin >100 μg/L) with and without anaemia had similar or different consequences for such patients Within this retrospective cohort study, 2223 patients (1601 men and 622 … Continue reading #Anaemia, iron status, and gender predict the outcome in patients with chronic heart #failure