Tag Archives: Clinic

ASRS Guidance on Managing COVID-19 Risk in Retinal Procedures

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 30, 2020 — Retinal specialists need to weigh the risk for vision loss against the risk for COVID-19 when deciding which patients should be seen urgently vs those whose treatment can be delayed, says new guidance from the American Society of Retina …

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Lessons on COVID-19 From Low-Income Countries

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 — It’s taken for granted that lower-income countries learn regularly from high-income countries. Having lived and worked as a physician in Nepal, Japan, the United States, and Canada, however, I know that high-income countries have much to learn …

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What If There Is a Virtual ACC and Nobody Cares?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 25, 2020 — In normal times, I write a preview the week before a major cardiology meeting. These are not normal times. The coronavirus pandemic consumes everyone’s attention. As a virus, SARS-COV2 is nearly perfect. It does not often …

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An Ophthalmologist’s View of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 —  Healthcare professionals, like everyone else, have been thrown into a new world dominated by fear and uncertainty. We are wondering what we can do to confront this pandemic. As ophthalmologists, the answers aren’t always clear. I …

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Seattle Clinic Tackles Novel Coronavirus

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 12, 2020 — The novel coronavirus has hit Seattle and the surrounding suburbs hard, with 83 confirmed cases and 17 deaths to date. But while Seattle may be the first US city affected, it is a herald spot — one that …

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Meet the New Drive-Through: A Coronavirus Clinic Serving Up Swabs

Meet the New Drive-Through: A Coronavirus Clinic Serving Up Swabs

SEATTLE — On an overcast day in Seattle, a few dozen medical staff members, students and emergency workers with symptoms of the fast-spreading coronavirus spent their lunch break driving to a parking garage. The UW Medicine’s Medical Center Northwest has turned part of the first floor of their four-story parking …

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