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Commentary: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): FAQs for Clinicians

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: JANUARY 30, 2020 — The Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak has unfolded so rapidly that many clinicians are scrambling to stay on top of it. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about how to prepare your clinic to respond …

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What People With Parkinson’s Need to Know About COVID-19

What People With Parkinson's Need to Know About COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The new coronavirus poses a significant risk to people with Parkinson’s disease, and experts say they and their caregivers need to take precautions. “People living with Parkinson’s disease are at high risk if they contract COVID-19, whether they are above age 50 …

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Wuhan Coronavirus Cluster Suggests Human-to-Human Spread

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: JANUARY 28, 2020 — A Chinese man became ill from a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) 4 days after arriving in Vietnam to visit his 27-year-old son. Three days later the healthy young man was also stricken, according to a report published online today in the New …

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Mass Quarantine May Spark Irrational Fear, Anxiety

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With a new virus, “there is uncertainty, and that’s what drives anxiety,” she added. Lessons From SARS “All anxiety is certainly not bad,” Neda Gould, PhD, clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, told Medscape Medical News. …

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CDC to Screen for Novel Coronavirus at Three US Airports

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: JANUARY 17, 2020 —  In response to an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), starting today, health officials with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin screening passengers at three US …

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Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus

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Case Series of 138 Hospitalized Patients in China Meanwhile, in the largest case series published thus far, Dawei Wang, MD, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, and colleagues found that patients infected with 2019-nCoV may appear to be doing well for …

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SCAI Goes Virtual, EAS Postponed, EuroPCR Holds On Amid COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 24, 2020 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) has canceled its 2020 Scientific Sessions scheduled for May 13-16 in Atlanta and closed its offices in Washington, DC, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In making the …

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COVID-19 Shifts Telehealth to the Center of Cardiology

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 24, 2020 — The test-driven world of cardiovascular medicine is rapidly shifting to remote hands-off telemedicine to keep patients and their physicians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. During a recent telehealth webinar, Ami Bhatt, MD, director of the adult congenitalheartdisease program, Massachusetts General …

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Lung Ultrasound Triage, Telemedicine Guide

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 24, 2020 — Here are the latest coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today: Proposed Triage Protocol Physicians in the emergency department of a hospital in Turin, Italy, quickly realized that they couldn’t use …

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Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall is in isolation these days along with everyone else, since a fund-raising tour was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. She is staying at her family home in England, not in Tanzania, her primary home when not on the road. Dr. Goodall changed the way the world views …

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