Hydroxychloroquine Debate Interferes With Recruiting Research Volunteers
President Trump's enthusiasm about hydroxychloroquine has made it harder to study if the drug could help treat or prevent COVID-19. Some clinical trials have had trouble recruiting volunteers.
Publication date: 30 May 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 246, Issue 3284Author(s): Adam Vaughan
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: American Journal of Kidney DiseasesAuthor(s): Adrian Post, Edwin S.G. den Deurwaarder, Stephan J.L. Bakker, Robbert J. de Haas, Matijs van Meurs, Ron T. Gansevoort, Stefan P. Berger
The world has completely changed and so have we —in record time. The COVID-19 pandemic is not only causing immeasurable tragedy around the globe, but it has also hit the reset button on almost all aspects of daily life. News headlines decry the widesp...
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): John P. Allegrante, M. Elaine Auld, Sundar Natarajan
This article discusses a novel "elevator pitch" assignment that could be implemented in a number of ways to fit a variety of pedagogical methods and courses and further tailored to serve the needs of diverse student populations. For those working to actively and successfully recruit, train, and retain students in fields that serve older adults, such flexibility of assignments and delivery are likely to be acutely important as institutions, instructors, and students continue to adapt to rapidly changing developments such as those imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. PMID: 32460524 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical OncologyAuthor(s): R.H. Bhogal, P.H. Patel, S.L.F. Doran, S. Zar, J.M. Pollok, L.R. Jiao, W.H. Allum, M.A. Chaudry, S. Kumar
So I just received a C on my first ever rotation in a clinical setting at a major academic medical center. The major criticism I received was that I didn't interact with the rest of the healthcare team enough and didn't ask enough questions. Due to COVID-19 my rotation was remote and my only way of communicating with the rest of the healthcare team was through messaging to make recommendations, which I did. Also, I usually took it upon myself to look things up, and when I did ask questions I... Bad APPE rotation-residency
A day after Gov. Doug Ducey announced the reopening of Arizona schools in the fall and youth sports this summer, the Arizona Department of Health Services reported a record 702 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday – the most in a single day since the first case was reported in late January. The state has issued guidance on safely reopening youth sports and activities, much of it relying on parents to take the appropriate steps to assure the health of young children, teachers and coaches who could…
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and TraumaAuthor(s): Aakaash Venkatesan, Karthikeyan Iyengar, William Y.C. Loh
Abstract: An expert in resiliency psychology discusses stress and resilience in nursing today, including advice on bolstering resilience and recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic.