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Clinical Briefs for Friday, June 12

Population-wide facemask use dramatically cuts COVID-19 transmission rates, finds study … Antibody COVID-19 treatment could be authorized by September … Treatment target has potential for chronic kidney disease prevention … Undersized airways may explain why some non-smokers get COPD

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 15

AAN, American Red Cross release disaster preparedness tips for frontline care providers … No-cost virtual wound care model open to skilled nursing facilities … Combo drug therapy ‘strongly recommended’ for COPD patients with exercise intolerance … Newer treatments may benefit people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease

Clinical Briefs for Monday, April 6

Trump wants masks on all nursing home workers, temperature checks for all, and separate COVID-19 units … COPD linked to greater odds of developing lung cancer … Nursing homes’ top strategies for ‘keeping spirits up’ during isolation … Continue to take ACE inhibitors for hypertension during COVID-19 outbreak: AHA

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