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What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

An 81-year-old male with significant past medical history of CAD s/p single-vessel CABG, aortic stenosis s/p TAVR, atrial fibrillation on Coumadin presented to the ED after a syncopal episode. He described “blacking out” during ambulation without seizure-like activity. In the ED, he was found to be in sinus bradycardia with a heart rate in the … Continue reading What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

What drugs are being investigated for COVID-19?

What drugs are being investigated for COVID-19?

A 35-year-old male with history of asthma presents with new onset fever, fatigue and non-productive cough. Her symptoms and workup matched that of a COVID-19 illness script. After being admitted due to some level of respiratory distress and for close monitoring with appropriate airborne precautions, her COVID-19 PCR test comes back positive. You discuss with … Continue reading What drugs are being investigated for COVID-19?