Has the Pandemic'Infected' Our Approach to Medicine? Has the Pandemic'Infected' Our Approach to Medicine?

Changing long-standing protocols. Using unproven drugs. Targeting colleagues. Blame the COVID-19'superinfection'for these changes in physicians'thinking, argues Vinay Prasad.Medscape Oncology
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The CDC warns that some people may be putting off getting emergency care for serious health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic -- and fewer visits for critical conditions could result in complications or even death.
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Dr John Whyte talks with Dr Robert A. Harrington and Bob Brisco about how the pandemic has led to the rapid adoption of telemedicine and other changes in how doctors treat patients.WebMD
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Visits to hospital emergency rooms across the country have dropped by more than 40 percent so far in 2020, compared to the same period last year, according to figures released Wednesday by the CDC.
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Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Bigfoot Biomedical hasn't let the coronavirus pandemic stand in the way of bringing its injection-based digitized insulin dosing platform to the U.S. market. If anything, CEO Jeffrey Brewer says the pandemic has "only crystalized the need for medical solutions like ours that facilitate remote care, remote support, and home delivery." The company has raised a total of $55 million to close its series C equity financing. Abbott led the round with support from existing investors, including Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson, and Cormorant Asset Management, along with n...
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Pediatric gastroenterologists, family members, and caregivers of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are on alert; they are all focused on implementing prophylactic measures to prevent infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, evaluating the risks in each patient, guiding them in their treatment, and keeping IBD in remission. To face the current issues of the coronavirus disease pandemic, we have developed a synthesis of the main recommendations of the literature directed at pediatric gastroenterologists in control of patients with pediatric IBD and adapted to the national reality.
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