Tag Archives: Care

World Health Day: 3 Simple Ways To Take Care Of Your Mind And Body During Lockdown

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World Health Day: Here are three simple ways to practice self-love. Highlights World Health Day will be celebrated on April 7, 2020. It’s the perfect reminder to take care of your health Here are three simple ways to practice self-love Flexibility to set your own routine while working from home …

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Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA’s Emergency Strategy

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council Leadership has released temporary emergency guidance on management of acutestroke patients during the current COVID-19 outbreak. The urgency of the situation prompted the AHA/ASA to forego their usual process, including peer review, in creating these …

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Maintaining Cancer Care in the Face of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  Medical oncologist Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, is scrambling to maintain cancer care in New Haven, Connecticut, while COVID-19 advances unrelentingly. As deputy chief medical officer of the Smilow Cancer Network, the largest cancer care delivery system in …

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Is Primary Care Ready to Switch to Telemedicine?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — For decades, we’ve been promised that telemedicine will save primary care money and time. Yet somehow, for most NHS GP services, face-to-face consultations have remained standard operating procedure. Why go to the hassle of introducing video consultations, …

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How to Take Care of Your Lungs

How to Take Care of Your Lungs

If you are one of the millions of Americans breathing polluted air, you may be at a greater risk of catching the coronavirus and of having a more severe infection. The reasons are twofold. First, air pollution can cause or aggravate respiratory illnesses like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. …

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AAO Urges Ophthalmologists to Provide Emergency Care Only

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 — The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has updated COVID-19 guidance for ophthalmologists and other eyecare providers to help further reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 within communities. The Academy’s Board of Trustees met on March …

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Cancer Care and COVID-19 in Seattle, the First US Epicenter

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 —  Two months after the first patient with COVID-19 was identified in China, the first case was reported in the United States in the Seattle, Washington, metropolitan area. Seattle rapidly became the first US epicenter for COVID-19, …

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AHA Guidance for CPR, Emergency CV Care Amid COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 — The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued interim guidance for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care for patients with known or suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to help reduce the risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes …

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Disruptions in Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer care must go on, but changes may need to be made in the way some care is delivered. “We’re headed for a time when there will be significant …

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The Calculus of Coronavirus Care

The Calculus of Coronavirus Care

Yesterday, I received a text from a colleague whose sister is in charge of nursing at one of my city’s major hospitals. Two of her nurses had just quit, in tears. “They were fed up,” she said. “They couldn’t take it any longer.” As anyone, like me, who has worked …

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