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Following up on breast density

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.
June 2020

Lessons from a pandemic

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
November 2020

Taking stock of telemedicine

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
October 2020

The devastating trifecta of 2020: Is there any hope?

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
July 2020

Raising vaccine rates requires some selling

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.
June 2020

Warning about hand sanitizer; labeling changes for opioids

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.
September 2020

PPE is a massive problem

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
November 2020

Placing one pebble on another

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
November 2020

Providing preventive care in a pandemic

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
November 2020

COVID test negative? Not so fast

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
November 2020

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