How to risk-stratify elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic?
How to risk-stratify elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic? Patient Saf Surg. 2020;14:8 Authors: Stahel PF PMID: 32288785 [PubMed]
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Safety ScienceAuthor(s): Paul Lindhout, Genserik Reniers
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Kira E. Riehm, Calliope Holingue, Luther G. Kalb, Daniel Bennett, Arie Kapteyn, Qin Jiang, Cindy Veldhuis, Renee M. Johnson, M. Daniele Fallin, Frauke Kreuter, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johannes Thrul
The work of a talented skeleton crew at Johns Hopkins University has become the leading resource on coronavirus numbers for public health officials, news outlets and the public. The lives of the crew have dramatically transformed because of it.
Authors: Parikh D, Armstrong G, Liou V, Husain D Abstract Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare-related services from a distance and is poised to move healthcare from the physician's office back into the patient's home. The field of ophthalmology is often at the forefront of technological advances in medicine including telemedicine and the use of artificial intelligence. Multiple studies have demonstrated the reliability of tele-ophthalmology for use in screening and diagnostics and have demonstrated benefits to patients, physicians, as well as payors. There remain obstacles to widespread implementation, but ...
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Annals of Medicine and SurgeryAuthor(s): Habib Noorbhai
North American box office will drop an estimated 61% from last year, as the pandemic has Hollywood studios holding off on new releases and theaters scrambling to make audiences feel safe.
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Crystal Johnson-Mann, Monique Hassan, Shaneeta Johnson
Publication date: September–October 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &Reviews, Volume 14, Issue 5Author(s): Petar Radanliev, David De Roure, Rob Walton
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has called for COVID-19 drugs and an eventual vaccine to be made available to countries and people that need them most, not to the "highest bidder," saying relying on market forces would prolong the deadly pandemic.
DISCUSSION: Health status was associated with higher levels of concern for one's own health in the early period of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most Canadians were taking precautions recommended by public health authorities to protect themselves and others. PMID: 32644765 [PubMed - in process]