Former Surgeon General Stresses Personal Connection Former Surgeon General Stresses Personal Connection

Vivek Murthy, MD, explains that as people are being told to distance themselves from each other during the COVID-19 pandemic, having a'people-centered life'is more important than ever.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSION: The majority of OHCW felt concerned about their risk of exposure to infection and falling ill from exposure and infecting friends/family. There is a need for training of infection control and PPE and minimizing fear and psychological impact on OHCW should be the priority in any preparedness and planning for combating COVID-19. PMID: 32951286 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Occupational Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: J Occup Health Source Type: research
[Daily Trust] As some states recalled students of primary and secondary schools back to classes, the federal government on Monday called for more vigilance to avert a possible resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
In this video conversation, RAND's Jennifer Kavanagh and Quentin Hodgson discuss the unique voting challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: RAND Research Health and Health Care - Category: Health Management Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS In this scenario, apart from the fundamental orientations of preventive measures, like social isolation and hygiene, it is important that all female health professionals have knowledge of the new rules and adopt safety measures, especially on the prescription of hormonal therapy and contraception.RESUMO OBJETIVOS A pandemia da COVID-19 é um problema de saúde pública emergente e que tem repercussão internacional. As alterações inflamatórias fazem parte da fisiopatologia da COVID-19 e isso pode acarretar um maior risco tromboembólico em mulheres que fazem us...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
SUMMARY In the end of December 2019, China reported an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, a city with more than 11 million inhabitants, to the World Health Organization. Days later, a new agent (SARS-CoV-2) was identified; since then, it has spread throughout the planet, resulting in one of the most challenging pandemics in recent history. Faced with this scenario, Epidemiology plays an important role, given that its techniques and methods have contributed to generating knowledge, assisting in decision making in healthcare. This text presents a succinct reflection regarding the importance of epidemiology in light of the current pandemic.
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
SUMMARY The emergence of a new form of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) exposed weaknesses of health services in several countries, with overcrowding of hospitals, and lack of supplies and professionals in combating the disease, which sometimes contributed to the installation of social, political, and economic chaos. The critical situation experienced made the subject widely publicized so that the current pandemic also deals with an information epidemic. However, the data received and transmitted require prior critical analysis of its content, although not everyone is able to make the necessary judgment before using or sharing inf...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION The role of a regular practice of activities on the levels of physical fitness is fundamental to define the balance of quality of life during a COVID-19.RESUMO INTRODU ÇÃO A pandemia de COVID-19, causada pela infecção por novo coronavírus humano, foi notificada desde dezembro de 2019, na China, mas apenas oficializada em março de 2020 e, desde então, tem impactado nações do mundo inteiro, tanto pela sua agressividade quanto pela sua velocidade de propaga ção. A sociedade enfrenta a pandemia seguindo as recomendações e dete...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION The role of a regular practice of activities on the levels of physical fitness is fundamental to define the balance of quality of life during a COVID-19.RESUMO INTRODU ÇÃO A pandemia de COVID-19, causada pela infecção por novo coronavírus humano, foi notificada desde dezembro de 2019, na China, mas apenas oficializada em março de 2020 e, desde então, tem impactado nações do mundo inteiro, tanto pela sua agressividade quanto pela sua velocidade de propaga ção. A sociedade enfrenta a pandemia seguindo as recomendações e dete...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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