This issue also covers vaccination practices and resources for managing the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but educational content is still available.
Lessons from a pandemic. We are in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's already very clear that the infection prevention community in the U.S. ... For this outbreak, I am advocating that face shields be worn for every patient encounter
COVID-19's onset in the United States earlier this year saw many physicians who had never done a virtual visit before suddenly working to implement systems that would allow them ... From the latter, two hospitalists discuss the unique challenges of
These three life-changing events have impacted us all in unique and powerful ways, but none so much as people of color, who have borne the brunt of COVID-19 illness, ... We have hope, because we have knowledgeable, well-educated, diligent physicians and
There's already discussion that the stakes may be even higher for the coming influenza season, with COVID-19 likely still circulating. ... Fryhofer, noting that such questions will become relevant again once COVID-19 wanes.
The approval came in response to increased demand for anticoagulants during the COVID-19 public health emergency. ... The test is the first COVID-19 diagnostic test utilizing next-generation sequence technology.
Everyone knows there has been a shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment) that puts health providers at risk of contracting the contagious COVID-19. ... Dear Toni,. My brother is on the front line in _____________, and the hospital he is at is
I felt very lucky that they went all right. The roughest edges of the COVID-19 pandemic are felt in the emergency room, the intensive care units. ... Identifying details changed.] There are the dashboards with the latest COVID-19 statistics, which I and
When COVID-19 hit the United States this spring, in-person doctors' visits for anything but related concerns seemed nearly unthinkable. ... This dynamic may loom even larger during the COVID-19 pandemic, when uncertainty is common and trusted medical
Doctors know that tests with high sensitivity are pretty good at giving us accurate results for COVID-19 to show us the patients who have the virus. ... That means 25-1% of the patients will have a false negative test and will test negative even if they