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Articles & Documents
UCSF Post-COVID Clinic Treats Long Haulers
UC San Francisco’s OPTIMAL Clinic (pOst-covid-19/PosT-Icu MultidisciplinAry cLinic) is one of the first clinics in the country established to provide follow-up care for patients who have recovered from COVID-19. The clinic’s goal is to ...
COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth, UCSF-Led Study Finds
Pregnant people infected with COVID-19 face an increased risk of very preterm birth (VPTB), preterm birth (PTB) or early term birth, according to a large population-based study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Olfactory Loss from COVID-19 Infection: Cause and Treatments Studied at UCSF
Complete (anosmia) and incomplete (hyposmia) smell sensitivity impairment are widely reported indicators among the many symptoms of COVID-19 infection. Quality of life can be substantially impacted by the loss of taste and smell, with ...
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians
Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Global Pandemic: A Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting neurosurgical care at medical centers throughout the United States.
Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As medical centers across the world prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines for providing vital care, while protecting the safety of both patients and health care workers, are increasingly critical.
As Mysterious Coronavirus Spreads, An Infectious Disease Expert Explains What You Should Know
A new coronavirus, related to the SARS and MERS diseases that have caused epidemics, has been discovered in China and started to spread.
Getting to the Heart of COVID: Do Infections or Vaccines Cause Cardiac Harm?
Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, offers new insights on the pathogenesis of heart problems resulting from COVID; breaks down the evidence on whether novel treatments – neutralizing antibodies and antivirals – have therapeutic or preventive ...
Get Current on COVID: The Evidence on Vaccine Efficacy and Strategies for Immunocompromised Patients
A panel of experts answers all the current questions on breakthrough infections, who needs boosters, whether to keep recommending masks, and the future of variants, with a spotlight on meeting the needs of the immunocompromised, such as ...
COVID Update: Experts Answer Questions on Boosters, Everyday Risks and What the Future Holds
An expert panel mines the latest data to discuss the COVID-related issues on patients’ minds
Long COVID: A New Way to Look at a Growing Problem
Synthesizing multiple studies, pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, reveals which patients are at risk for lasting symptoms from infection with the coronavirus (it’s not who you might think).
Don’t Lose Heart: Responding to Cardiovascular Effects of the Pandemic
Cardiologist and echocardiographer Nisha I. Parikh, MD, MPH, discusses acute and chronic cardiovascular issues in COVID patients, and how imaging can help with early diagnosis and monitoring treatment response. She also looks at the consequences ...
COVID Long Haulers: Identifying and Managing Patients With Lingering Symptoms
Predicting which COVID patients will have a post-recovery problem – or what the problem will look like – is tricky. This guide, based on the data, helps doctors follow up in the optimal time frame and by asking the right questions
A Surge in Sports Stress: How to Support Child Wellness During COVID
Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
COVID Care and Control: How to Use What We’ve Learned So Far
Pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, submits an enlightening analysis of U.S. COVID data, including his own work examining mortality in overburdened hospitals.
COVID-19 Consequences: Is the Ticker a Ticking Time Bomb?
Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, explores what’s now known about the SARS-CoV-2 variants as well as COVID-related multisystem inflammatory disorders, explains COVID’s potential for residual effects on the heart, and offers help with identifying ...
Comorbidities and COVID: Care for Patients With Heart Disease and Other Conditions
Breaking down the latest stats, cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, sheds light on which chronic conditions raise the risk of serious consequences from COVID-19 infection.
Keep Them on Their Feet: Vigilant Diabetic Care Saves Limbs
In response to rising rates of diabetes and related amputations, the co-directors of UCSF’s Center for Limb Preservation – which has a limb salvage rate of 92 percent – present a quick guide to detecting amputation risk. They include COVID-specific ...
Get Current on COVID: Case Trends, Flu Season Strategies and Mask Facts
Pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, provides an analysis that clarifies risk factors, in terms of both patient and hospital status. He also discusses how to manage coming flu-related challenges and offers evidence on masking efficacy for both ...