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COVID-19 Explored in Kidney Recipients, Hemodialysis Patients

Many kidney recipients with COVID-19 do not need to be hospitalized; deaths up for those on hemodialysis

Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Many Medication Errors

Though broadly used in U.S. hospitals, EHRs fail to detect up to one-third of medication errors

American Cancer Society Updates HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Vaccination should be routinely offered at age 9 to 12 years; catch-up vaccination recommended through age 26

Mortality Higher From AKI Versus Kidney Failure From Other Causes

However, recovery is common within 12 months of injury

Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Some Kidney Disease-Related Terms Cause Patient Distress

Some language used to describe kidney health may distress patients and impair decision making

Spectrum of Imaging Findings Described in COVID-19 MIS-C

Imaging findings include basal consolidation with collapse and pleural effusions on chest CT

June 2020 Briefing – Urology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Urology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

June 2020 Briefing – Nephrology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Nephrology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Updated Guidance Provided for Safe Solid Organ Transplantation

Universal donor nucleic acid testing for HIV, HBV, HCV and post-transplant monitoring recommended