COVID-19

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Términos y condiciones de uso

Resultados: 30

Aspectos técnicos y regulatorios sobre el uso de oxímetros de pulso en el monitoreo de pacientes con COVID-19, 7 de agosto del 2020

En este documento se presentan consideraciones técnicas y regulatorias para el uso de oxímetros de pulso como herramienta en el monitoreo clínico de pacientes con COVID-19. Asimismo, se resume la evidencia disponible sobre la eficacia, efectividad y seguridad de los diferentes tipos de oxímetros de p...

COVID-19 and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the out-ofhospital settings

BACKGROUND: This document and the findings it contains were prepared in response to an inquiry from the Department of Health and Social Services in the context of the health emergency related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Quebec. The objective is to carry out a summary review of the published data...

COVID-19 and the social safety net around children and youth at risk of abuse, and youth protection practices

CONTEXT: This document and the findings it sets out were prepared in response to an inquiry from the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency in Quebec. The aim was to conduct a summary review of the published data and to mobilize key kno...

COVID-19 and distance socializing between people living in a residential facility and caregivers in the context of a visitors ban

SUMMARY OF THE REQUEST: The objective of this rapid response is to spotlight various ways that are being used or that could potentially be used to foster social interactions between caregivers and vulnerable people at a time when no visits are allowed at hospitals, residential and long-term care centres,...

Comparative cost-effectiveness study among dierent renal replacement techniques

INTRODUCTION: The NRF is the organization fnancing in Uruguay the treatment of the three renal replacement techniques (RRT): kidney transplantation (TxR), peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD). No previous studies have been performed in Uruguay. OBJECTIVE: Assess and compare the magnitude of e...

A cost-effectiveness analysis of a 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children in six Latin American countries

BACKGROUND: A recently developed 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable H influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) is expected to afford protection against more than two thirds of isolates causing IPD in children in Latin America, and also against acute otitis media caused by both Spn and NTHi. T...

Economic evaluation of oxytocin in uniject injection system versus standard use of oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in the active management of the third stage of labor in Latin America and the Caribbean

BACKGROUND: Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a leading cause of maternal death. Despite strong evidence showing the efficacy of oxytocin in preventing PPH, use of the drug for this purpose remains suboptimal. The Uniject injection system prefilled with oxytocin (OiU) has the potential advantage, due to its...

The use of electroconvulsive therapy in Québec

INTRODUCTION: From the time it was introduced into psychia-try in 1938, electroshock treatment, also known as ECT (for electroconvulsive therapy), has been highly controversial. In fact, it has been so controversial that in the mid-1960s, its use decreased considerably in the Western world, under social ...

The excimer laser in ophthalmology: a state-of-knowledge update

INTRODUCTION: Since the publication, in May 1997, of the Con-seil d’évaluation des technologies de la santé du Québec’s previous report on the state of knowl-edge regarding excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy [60], the ophthalmologic applica-tions based on this means of intervention have con...

Telehealth: clinical guidelines and technical standards for telepsychiatry: summary

INTRODUCTION: Telepsychiatry is one of the oldest applications of telemedicine. Although the first experiences date back to the 1950s, telepsychiatry really began to develop in the 1990s with the implementation of a number of projects. Since these were almost exclusively initiatives in clinical settings,...