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In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, several drugs already on the market were widely touted as potentially effective and were often prescribed in the hope that they could alter the course of COVID-19. Many of those drugs were originally…
Merriam-Webster defines contraindicated as “not advised as a course of treatment or procedure” but the definition fails to address who or what type of organization/agency should have the authority to decide if a treatment is contraindicated under…
A century ago, Drs. Bazett and Fridericia separately and simultaneously published their recommendations for how to correct the QT interval for differences in heart rate. Bazett recommended dividing the QT by the square root of the heart rate…
Health screening is an established component of high-quality medical care and doctors regularly screen their patients for disease risk markers such as high cholesterol or hypertension. Yet, little progress has been made in finding ways to prevent…
Prolongation of the QT interval is a well-established risk factor that predicts increased mortality from sudden cardiac death.1 Identification of patients with the highest risk of QT prolongation and associated adverse outcomes has been facilitated…
The Cardiac Safety Research Consortium has posted a comprehensive list of resources related to cardiac safety, drug development and COVID-19
USA Today article warns of QT risk with some drugs being tested
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